Assign this text to deeply engage your students!

Actively Learn provides free ELA, science, and social studies digital content—short stories, primary sources, textbook sections, science articles, novels, videos, and more—and embeds them with standards-aligned assignments to assign immediately or customize for your students.

Whether you’re looking for “The Tell-Tale Heart,” The Hate U Give, “The Gettysburg Address,” or current science articles and simulations, Actively Learn is the free go-to source to help you guide your students' growth in critical thinking all year.

Teaching The Stolen Party

The Stolen Party

In this short story by Argentine writer Liliana Heker, a young girl attends the birthday party of a friend whose family employs her mother.

Liliana Hecker
“The Stolen Party” by Liliana Heker, © 1982, which appeared in Please Talk to Me: Selected Stories, translated by Alberto Manguel, © 2015. Reprinted by permission of Yale University Press.

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How do our perceptions and prejudices affect our experiences?
STANDARDS:
RL.3 - Characters & Plot, RL.4 - Key Terms & Tone, RL.6 - Point of View

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
Assign this text to your students for free!