Daily Lessons for Teaching Freak the Mighty

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Lesson 1 (from Chapters 1 and 2)

Objective

Many times, it is necessary for students to understand the background of an author to help them establish a connection to the text. The objective of this lesson is to examine Rodman Philbrick's perspective on writing.

Lesson

1. Class Discussion: Search "Rodman Philbrick" quotes. Write a selection of the quotes on the board. Ask students to explain their thoughts on the quote, what it means, what it says about Philbrick's thoughts, and if they can relate to/understand the point that Philbrick is trying to make. Does Philbrick seem to understand the mind of an adolescent? How do you know? Why do you think that he writes on the topics that he does? Are they important to you? In what ways?

2. Small Group Activity: Create a multimedia presentation on Rodman Philbrick. Address the following: his writing background, awards, summaries of adolescent/young adult texts, and his philosophies...

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