by Lucy Maud Montgomery from Anne of Green Gables
Chapter XIV passage: It's a sad time at Green Gables. Anne, the young orphan living with the Cuthbert siblings, has confessed to "borrowing" and losing a beloved brooch belonging to Marilla Cuthbert. Her punishment for the crime: she won't be allowed to attend the Sunday School picnic she was so looking forward to. After reading the passage, students will answer questions on the theme, the figurative language, and use context clues to decipher the vocabulary.