Kind of Activity:
Determine whether there is a moral (or morals) to Holes, and process their meaning.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.2, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.4
So, what does it all mean? In this classroom activity, students should try to determine if there is a moral (or morals) to Holes.
In Holes, the actions and decisions of individuals fit into a much larger narrative, of which they are unaware. Stanley and Zero break the Yelnats family curse without ever knowing what the true terms of the curse were, by fulfilling the most unusual set of requirements under...
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