Objective: The objective of this lesson is to help students realize that myths can become accepted as fact.
1. For classroom discussion: Have students list things about vampires that are traditionally accepted as fact that Louis says are not true. Discuss how these myths become accepted.
2. For homework: Have students write an essay about the impact of movies on daily life, beliefs and other stories.
3. For class work: Have students list three additional stories or movies that produced some piece of fiction that became accepted as fact. What is it that works about these "facts?"
Objective: The story is told through an "interview." The objective of this lesson is to raise student awareness regarding the methods writers use to tell a story.
1. For classroom discussion: Open a discussion about other ways this story could have been told. Would some other method have been equally effective.
2. For class...
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