Lesson 1 (from Prelude - Chapter 5)
The objective of this lesson is to examine the relationship that Avery has with her parents, and how the relationships are similar and different. Avery is her father's favorite daughter, but she has a strong relationship with her mother as well. Avery is so close to her parents that she takes time from her work to help out while her father has chemotherapy.
Class Discussion: What does Avery call her father? What does she call her mother? Why does Avery think that she is her father's favorite? Why does she confuse him the most? What motives are behind Avery's decision to come back home? How is Avery treated by her parents? How does the way that her father treats her and the way that her mother treats her different? How do those differences affect their relationship? How are Avery's parents' personalities different? How does the...
Aligned to the following Common Core Standards:
- ELA-Writing W.9-10.3(d), 9-10.3(e), 11-12.3(d), 11-12.3(e)
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