Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to understand the importance of narrative perspective and reliability in storytelling.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.6 ; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.3
Ask students how they think their reading of the story is affected by its first-person narration. What might Hazel be leaving out, or what might color her telling of the events of the novel? Ask them to think of other novels with first-person narration and how they related to the narrator and his/her storytelling style.
Next, have students choose a scene from Chapters 1 through 10 and re-write it, this time from...
Join Now to View Premium Content
GradeSaver provides access to 765 study guide PDFs and quizzes, 5088 literature essays, 1547 sample college application essays, 195 lesson plans, and ad-free surfing in this premium content, “Members Only” section of the site! Membership includes a 10% discount on all editing orders.