Lesson 1 (from Chapter 1 "Pippi Moves into Villa Villekulla")
Chapter 1 "Pippi Moves into Villa Villekulla"
This scene is the perfect first scene as it sets the stage for the rest of the book. The objective of this lesson will be to explore some of the possible foreshadowing that happens in this scene and to discuss some of the possible outcomes.
1) Read aloud with the class the part where Pippi tells Annika and Tommy about her past and what happened to her father. Have the students each write a short prediction about what this statement could be foreshadowing. Do you believe Pippi will ever see her father again? Why or why not? What evidence is there in the scene to support your belief? Allow some volunteers to read their ideas.
2) Split the class into groups and assign each group one of the characters in this chapter. Have each group write a prediction about what they...
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