Journaling as Al and Max
Kind of Activity:
Students will rewrite a narrative from an alternate point of view
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.3, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.6, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.6
As a means of analyzing the impact of point of view on narrative, students will write a journal entry as one of the two hit men in "The Killers" summarizing their experience of the story's events. This should not be a blow-for-blow retelling of what Hemingway wrote, but should synthesize the main events as students imagine the hit men would have summarized them retrospectively. Given that this is a...
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