Point of View
Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to understand Taylor's use of perspective through their own writing experience
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7.6; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.3; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.4; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.5; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.6
The entire novel is written in the first person: we see all events and hear all conversations through Cassie's eyes and ears. Ask students to list other characters who have a significant impact on the story: any of Cassie's siblings, her parents, Big Ma, Mrs. Lee Annie, Mr. Jamison, T.J., Jeremy, Dubé, Suzella, Cousin Bud, and Uncle Hammer might be on the...
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