Daily Lessons for Teaching Son

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Lesson 1 (from Book One: Chapters 1-8)

Objective

Students will analyze how an author brings together elements within the exposition stage of a plot arc to set up a complex world that will serve multiple functions as the novel progresses.

Plot development is an incredibly important and multifaceted element of any dystopian novel, and Lois Lowry's novel Son is no exception. In particular, the exposition stage of the plot arc must be effective in getting across to the reader an array of different characters, their personalities, their habits, their quirks, and any other information useful to setting up the dystopian world imagined by the author. By analyzing the exposition phase, students can gain a greater understanding of how the exposition phase works and the purpose an author has when including certain elements in the exposition phase.

Lesson

Class Discussion: What are the five stages within a narrative's plot development arc? What is the purpose...

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