Lesson 1 (from Chapters 1-10)
Angelfall is a young adult fantasy novel by Susan Ee that revolves around a post-apocalyptic California and the attempts of seventeen year-old Penryn Young to rescue her kidnapped sister. The novel explores themes of good versus evil, family, and heroism. In this lesson, students will research the novel’s author and will identify and analyze the genre, tone, and narrative point of view established in Chapter 1.
Research Activity: Conduct research on author Susan Ee, the publication of Angelfall, and the literary genre to which the book belongs. How many novels has the author written? Angelfall is the first book of what young adult series? How has the novel been received critically?
Group Assignment: Assign students to groups of 3-4 each. As a group, read Chapter 1 and identify the tone and narrative point of view established in the reading. Develop your conclusions into a presentation that...
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