Lesson 1 (from Prologue and Chapters 1-9)
Prologue and Chapters 1-9-In the prologue:
The author immediately places the reader into the action by describing four separate murders that have a seeming tie to one another. Although the link between the murders is not yet known, it is clear that what that link is could be the vehicle that drives the rest of the book forward. This lesson will discuss the nature of the murders in the prologue.
1. Group Activity: Have the class split into groups of four and create a list of the author's descriptions of the murders committed in the Prologue of the book. After each group completes their list, have one person from each group share their findings with the rest of class.
2. Class Discussion: What details are given in the description of the murders in the prologue to suggest they are connected? What is telling about the tone...
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