"After Twenty Years" Lesson Plans
Common Core lesson plans, activities, and printables for "After Twenty Years" by O. Henry
"After Twenty Years" is a short story that can be read in one class period. The story lends itself for discussion of several literary elements like point of view, foreshadowing, and irony. Your students will enjoy O.Henry's trade mark surprise ending! Click the link below to print a free prereading vocabulary exercise.
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