Teacher Guide

Possession Lesson Plan

Study Objectives

If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:

  1. 1

    Students will explore how Possession functions as a postmodern novel and identify elements of postmodern fiction.

  2. 2

    Students will trace the development of major characters and themes over the course of the novel.

  3. 3

    Students will research the novel's setting(s) to better understand its events and themes.

  4. 4

    Students will work in groups to perform analyses of the text, and will create spoken, written, and visual materials to communicate their ideas.

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