Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to define the function of a literary device and interpret its effect on the reading.
Common Core Standards:
In this activity, students will discuss the meaning of a frame narrative and then include themselves in the frame by writing a letter to a friend about the story.
Have students define, discuss and share their own examples of frame narratives (or frame stories). Consider the following resource.
Ask students to discuss the following questions:
- What is the effect of a frame narrative?
- Why would an author use the device?
- How do...
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