Everything you need to understand or teach Wanda Hickey's Night of Golden Memories by Jean Shepherd.
Narrator - Appears in all stories as noted below:
The narrator is never referred to by name, and yet is either the main character or one of the main characters in all of the stories.
In "The Grandstand Passion Play of Delbert and the Bumpus Hounds", the narrator introduces his family; his father as the Old Man, his mother, and his kid brother, Randy. The reader understands that his family is one of tradition, that they eat meatloaf and mashed potatoes and red cabbage nearly every night of the year except on Easter. In this story, the narrator is in elementary school at Warren G. Harding School in Hohman, Indiana, and there is quite a social hierarchy on the playground that is ruled by Skut Farkas and his toadie Grover Dill. The narrator describes his experience of having the Bumpus family move in next...
Wanda Hickey's Night of Golden Memories Lesson Plans contain 151 pages of teaching material, including: