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Teaching The Three Questions

The Three Questions

"The Three Questions" is a short story by Russian author Leo Tolstoy first published in 1885 as part of the collection "What Men Live By." The story takes the form of a parable, and it concerns a king who wants to find the answers to what he considers the three most important questions in life.

Leo Tolstoy
Public Domain

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Does wisdom come from others or does it come from within?
STANDARDS:
RL.2 - Main Ideas, RL.3 - Characters & Plot

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2,3
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