Day 1

The Pearl Lesson Plan

Discussion of Thought Questions

  1. 1

    How does the narrator describe Kino's home and its surrounding environs? What do you notice about the tone of this description and what can you infer based on that tone?

    Strong answers will describe specific details about the family's home and surrounding area. They will notice the narrator's simple and reverent tone for the things that Kino himself finds great respect for. They will observe that there is a harmony in nature around the home that reflects the harmony inside it. They will discuss the objective tone and serene mood set by this emphasis on peacefulness and the way it is broken by the events that ensue.

  2. 2

    What are some of the sounds Kino hears in the morning...

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