Objective: Chapters 1-3 Gail Carson Levine is an American author of young adult novels. Levine's first novel, "Ella Enchanted" was published in 1997 and received a Newbery Honor. Many of her works are inspired by fairy tales and fantasy. Some of her other works include the novels, "Dave at Night", "The Wish", and "Fairest". This lesson discusses the author of the novel, "Ella Enchanted", Gail Carson Levine.
1) Library research: Have students research the author, Gail Carson Levine. Explore the other works she has written, as well as her personal background. Take a look at interviews, critical essays, and the author's blog or website to gain information on her writing and where "Ella Enchanted" fits in with her other novels.
2) Presentation: Have students get into pairs and prepare a presentation, using their research on Carson Levine and her canon. Have each group read an excerpt from different novels written...
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