If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:
Develop background knowledge of Capote's work by exploring his novella in the larger context of the 50s literary cannon.
Utilize secondary sources to bolster understanding of the setting and characters within Breakfast at Tiffany's.
Use creativity as well as analytic problem solving to dive deeper into the characters and setting of the text.
Expand understanding of cultural impact of Breakfast at Tiffany's by watching the 1961 film rendition of the story.
Read Breakfast at Tiffany's with the intention of exploring personal analytic...