Everything you need to understand or teach After the Rain by Norma Fox Mazer.
After the Rain explores the nature of relationships and their effects on independence. The novel focuses on Rachel Cooper, a fifteen year old who worries about her appearance, her differences from other girls, and her prospects for having a boyfriend. These concerns reflect a sense of insecurity that Rachel must overcome in order to mature and to accept relationships.
The novel treats the universal struggle to achieve independence without alienating loved ones whose affection sometimes...
After the Rain Lesson Plans contain 132 pages of teaching material, including: