Letter to Mr. Porter
Kind of Activity:
To make connections between the main character and the minor characters
Introduce this activity with a discussion about Hannah’s relationship to Mr. Porter. You can ask students the following questions:
- What is Mr. Porter’s role in Hannah’s life?
- Why did Hannah go to Mr. Porter for help?
- What do you think Hannah expected from Mr. Porter?
- How did Mr. Porter fail or hurt Hannah?
- How could Mr. Porter have done better?
- Based on Hannah’s recorded conversation, how would you describe Mr. Porter’s character?
- How would you describe Hannah’s character?
Have students imagine that...
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