In a few words, can you describe Charles?
What is the main point of view in Shirley Jackson's story 'Charles'? Why is this important - especially in terms of the time period (1948)?
Work together in pairs: What is the irony in Shirley Jackson's 'Charles?'
Brain break: Draw a three-headed dragon riding a unicycle while juggling bowling pins!
How do the other children in Charles' class react to Charles?
Why does the story end the way it does?