John Isidore's New Neighbor
Kind of Activity:
Students will analyze the text's treatment of Pris Stratton and her relationship with J.R.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.3. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.1
It's pretty clear that Pris and J.R. want very different things out of their relationship. Isidore wants a friend, possibly a romantic partner; and we know this because he tries to provide for her and protect her and spend as much time with her as possible. Readers are allowed a lot of insight into his perspective, which makes it easy for some to write Pris off...
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