Read "A Day's Wait" and "The Gambler, the Nun, and the Radio"
Common Core Objectives
Determine two or more themes or central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3 above.)
Present information, findings, and supporting evidence,...