by Lewis Carroll from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Chapter XII Passage: Lewis Carroll's delightful story "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" tells of an English girl named Alice who explores a strange world. In this passage, Alice has been attending a trial of the Knave of Hearts who is accused of stealing the Queen's tarts. Just as Alice is called as a witness, she suddenly begins to grow quite large. Students will read the passage and answer questions on the plot action.