Lesson 1 (from Pages 7 - 26)
The author of the novel "Mr and Mrs Bo Jo Jones" is Ann Head. Head tackles many issues in the novel, such as teen pregnancy and abortion. Although the novel touches upon these subjects, Head had to take into account that these topics were rather taboo at the time of publication. This lesson discusses the author of the novel, Ann Head.
1) Library research: Have the students research the author, Ann Head. Explore the other works she has written, as well as her background. Take a look at interviews and biographical information to gain information on her writing and where "Mr and Mrs Bo Jo Jones" fits in with her other novels.
2) Presentation: Have students get into pairs and prepare a presentation, using their research on Head and her canon. Have each group read an excerpt from different novels or works written by Head during their...
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