Three (or four)'s a Crowd
Kind of Activity:
Students will understand the relationship dynamics of an episode from the novel
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.4 (Grade level 11-12)
In these readings, we have two complicated relationship groupings whose stories are explained. (This happens on many levels—the fictional characters in the novel are being read a made-up story by one of their number about other fictional characters).
Divide students into small groups (approximately four per group) to explore what features each of these stories has in common. Each feature of the story, from relationship statuses to physical...
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