If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:
- 1 Students will be able to read closely to determine both explicit and implicit meanings in the text.
Students will be able to identify and analyze significant themes throughout the novel.
- 3 Students will be able to analyze the structure of the text, referring to the significance of first-person narrative to the unfolding of the plot and the development of setting, character, and theme.
- 4 Students will be able to use textual evidence to support interpretations and analyses.
- 5 Students will be able to model their own creative writing based on the...