Objective: FLASH FOR FREEDOM! is a 1971 novel written by Macdonald Fraser. It is a part of a series of novels called the Flashman papers. The aim of this lesson is to introduce the novel.
1. Class discussion. What do the students already know about George MacDonald Fraser? What can the students tell about the book by looking at its cover and reading the title? What do the students expect from the novel? Why do they expect these things to happen?
2. With the students look at the questions Fraser asks in the opening chapter. Divide the students into pairs and ask the students to write down five questions Fraser poses. After ten minutes, ask the students to swap their work with another pairs and provide solutions to the questions. After fifteen minutes compare the student's ideas and for each one ask what will have to happen in the story...
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