Romans à Clef (Peer Revision)
Kind of Activity:
Students will work together to revise their rough drafts
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.3; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.5; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.1
By now, groups of students have finished the rough drafts of their romans à clef. Ask groups to share what they think is good about their work so far and what they're worried about.
Then, ask students to define what makes a good roman à clef. Since by now they've been exposed to the bulk of All the King's Men as well as excerpts from other novels, they should have ideas about what qualities make a roman à clef strong and...
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