The Power of Words: Reading Aloud
Kind of Activity:
reading aloud creatively/performing
to further understand the power of words, and how Liesel uses them to her advantage; build confidence; develop speaking skills
Discuss the passage where Liesel reads aloud to the scared people in the basement. How is reading aloud a different experience than reading quietly? Discuss cultural associations with reading aloud (e.g., parents and small children before bedtime) and what "being read to" signifies.
Before class, select and print copies of several short...
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