If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:
Students will be able to read closely to determine both explicit and implicit meanings in the text.
Students will be able to identify and analyze significant symbols, motifs and themes throughout the novel.
Students will be able to analyze the structure of the text, referring to the significance of first-person narrative to the unfolding of the plot and the development of setting, character, and theme.
Students will be able to use textual evidence to support interpretations and analyses.
Students will be able to mimic the author's...