If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:
Students will be able to read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences.
Students will be able to analyze the structure of the text, including how text interacts with images in a structured way to tell the story.
Students will be able to identify a wide variety of methods by which a character can be revealed to the reader.
Students will be able to examine the impact that setting has on other aspects of the story, such as plot and character development.