Lesson 1 (from Chapter 1-4)
In this chapter, Peter and Cooper are already on their journey. They meet a group of people and begin to tell them how they came to be on this trip. Peter narrates A Walk Across America in the first person. Today the students will learn how to define first person narratives and third person narratives. While we will primarily focus on the first person narrative as it relates to the book, an understanding of third person narrative will also be examined in contrast.
1) Class Discussion: As a class, discuss which narrative mode Peter Jenkins uses in his book, A Walk Across America. Arrive at a group consensus of the definition of first person narrative as well as a third person narrative. A first person narrative tells the story from an 'I' point of view. The 'I' is often the protagonist, although it may...
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