Lesson 1 (from Chapter 1, Who Am I?)
Chapter 1, Who Am I?
This scene is the perfect first scene as it sets the stage for the rest of the book. The objective of this lesson is to explore some of the possible foreshadowing that happens in this scene, and to discuss some of the possible outcomes.
1) Class Discussion: Read aloud with the class the part where Taran asks Dallben for permission to seek out his real parents. Have the students each write a short prediction about what this statement could be foreshadowing. Do you believe Taran will be able to find his parents? Why or why not? What evidence is there in the scene to support your belief? Allow some volunteers to read their ideas.
2) Group Assignment: 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 think...
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