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The Walrus and the Carpenter

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  • Lewis Carol, the author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, wrote a poem called "The Walrus and the Carpenter" that is also a short story.  Or is a short story that is also a poem?  Sometimes authors tell stories in unique ways.  Picture books (with or without words) can tell a short story.  Movies are another way to tell a story.

    Read "The Walrus and the Carpenter" on the next page.  Think about beginning, middle, and end, as well as problem and solution.