Lesson 1 (from Chapters 1-2)
This book is the sequel to another book, which causes some interesting things to appear and makes the author have to introduce important information without boring readers who have read the first book in the series. The objective of this book will be to discuss how sequels differ from other kinds of books, and how the author handles these differences in this novel.
1) Explanation of First Plot: Unless you have studied "Wake" in your class, take some time to talk about the main points of the plot of that book. This can be done through a quick verbal summary, a movie clip, or by reading important sections. Make sure to cover the information that will make understanding this plot easier.
2) Identification of Sequel Traits: Have the students write a list of all the things they think make sequels different from other kinds of...
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