Lesson 1 (from Chapter 1 | Chapter 2)
Chapter 1 | Chapter 2
The objective of the lesson is to establish character motivation and story setting.
Have the students write the word "parizan." Student will define the word "partizan" and offer the definition as it applies to the Spanish Civil War (guerrilla tactics) and to present-day politics.
Students will then create a K-W-L chart on characters. They will choose two characters and write what they Know, what they Want to know, and what they hope to Learn about the characters who have been presented so far. They may also do the same exercise regarding plot development.
For homework: Have the students watch the news and give three examples of guerrilla (partizan) fighting that is occurring, or has occurred, in the last century.
Lesson 2 (from Chapter 3 | Chapter 4)
Chapter 3 | Chapter 4
The objective of this lesson is to understand the importance of character motivation in the unfolding of the story.
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