If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:
To close-read the text for explicit meaning and inferential clues.
To cite specific text evidence in support of claims.
To differentiate the voices entailed in the third-person omniscient point of view and discern dramatic irony.
To produce sophisticated written, artistic, oral, and visual responses to the text and research materials.
To explore, interpret, and present text or textual interpretation in performance.
To follow the development of themes through the course of a text.
To analyze a text of length for the elements of...