- Category: Super English Lessons
- Published: Saturday, 24 January 2015 10:43
- Written by Brian Jaeger
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The Bet by Anton Chekhov is one of those stories that students remember. They will ask why we don't read more stories like it. They will want to discuss. They will want to practice philosophy. I used it successfully with honors students and basic students. We can all imagine the argument, the bet, and the unfortunate result.
The combination of The Bet and The Lonely short film was wonderful. I used it in a film and novel English class, but this could be social studies or science, as well.To read more, a subscription is needed: Click here to subscribe