Daily Lessons for Teaching At Home in Mitford

Jan Karon
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Objective: The significance of place, or setting, in a novel, such as small town North Carolina in Karon's book, can contribute to the overall effect and meaning of a work of literature. The objective of Lesson #1 is to discuss the choice of setting in Chapters 1-4.

1) Classroom discussion: What description does Karon give about Mitford? What does she seem to think is most important about the area?

2) Writing assignment: In 2-3 paragraphs, summarize how the setting prepares the reader for the events and characters in Chapters 1-4. Why do you think Karon presented the setting in this way rather than placing the characters in an unidentified location?

3) Small group activity: Divide students into groups of 2-3 and ask them to share their essays with each other (see Writing assignment, above). Did group members describe similar ways in which the setting impacts the book? If so, discuss why...

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