Objective: Setting. Chucaro takes place in Argentina on the Pampa. The objective of this lesson is to look at setting.
1. Homework. Students will rewrite the basic plot of Chucaro and set it in another country, explaining how the different setting changes the work. For example, what would be different if it was set in the United States?
2. Class discussion. Could Chucaro have been set anywhere? How does the setting make this a unique story? How do the people in Argentina in this era differ from the students' hometown? How did the setting affect the characters? The plot? The themes? Why is the setting important?
3. Group work. In groups students will research a setting that might be similar and discuss the ways in which Pedro's life would have been different set in another time or place.
4. Class work. Students will write a short paper on how the town...
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