Bibliotherapy for Teens
Kind of Activity:
Students will be able discuss details in the text that show Melinda is suffering from anxiety and compare this to other novels for young adults that represent anxiety.
Common Core Standards:
In preparation for the discussion, students should read this article: http://www.slj.com/2014/11/teens-ya/bibliotherapy-for-teens-helpful-tips-and-recommended-fiction/#_, which introduces the notion of “bibliotherapy” for teens by reading and discussing novels that represent anxiety.
In class, bring the article up on an interactive whiteboard and ask the students to come up and...
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