Lesson 1 (from Prologue)
The two sisters who enter at the start of the story already seem to be building up a sense of conflict, even before the main conflict is displayed to the reader. Today's objective is to talk about the idea of sibling relationships, what they mean, and how they affect all who are a part of the relationship.
1. Have each student share with the class how many siblings they have and how many they wish they had.
2. In smaller groups, have students discuss whether they think siblings should be able to get along all the time. Why or why not?
3. As a class, have the students discuss the idea of sibling relationships. What are siblings expected to do for each other? What are siblings not supposed to do for each other? How are siblings affected by each other?
4. Homework: Have each student decide whether they think...
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