Your first Short Story is The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant. Go online and search for a biography of Guy de Maupassant. Talk in your group about some of the details of his life. What types of material did he write? Was there anything you found interesting about him?


Before reading the text, discuss the questions below with your group.

  • Have you ever made a mistake that changed your life in an incredible significant way?
  • If you made a horrible mistake that involved another person, but they didn't know, would you tell them right away or try to fix the problem yourself first?


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