If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:
Through discussing the book and performing outside research, students will learn about the development of scientific knowledge from the 19th century to modern day. They will explore what theories used to be taken as fact, and what corresponding knowledge we have today.
Students will explore the eccentricities of characters from the book, and will be encouraged to extrapolate what the characters say and do to better understand what makes a character unique, and what makes relationships between characters special.
Students will learn new...