Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to demonstrate understanding of character, plot, and theme through creative writing.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.4, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.7, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.8, CCSS.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.9, CCSS.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.5
Assign students the independent task of writing Pearl's memoirs. Since Pearl is somewhat of an enigma in the book, this is a chance for students to flesh out her character and how it develops. At the end of the novel, we are given a brief summary of Pearl's fate. Students may choose to...
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