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 analyze the structure of a text and methods by which character and critical information are revealed.
Students will analyze methods that the author uses to sustain reader interest.
Students will observe the ways in which real word themes are presented in a work of fiction.