If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:
Students will be able to produce original creative narratives inspired by the story's plot, characters, and themes.
Students will be able to produce sophisticated written and artistic responses to the text.
Students will be able to read a text carefully with an eye to metaphorical and symbolic language.
Students will be able to examine the impact that geographic and temporal setting has on other aspects of the story, such as plot and character development.
Students will be able to understand how the events told in Montana 1948 relate to...