Lesson 1 (from Chapters 1-5)
In Chapters 1-5, the students will be able to understand and apply the concepts of a forced situation.
• Have the students think*pair*share the meaning of having no choice in a situation and how this applies to either Bobby and Julie or to Frank. Think*Pair*Share is an activity in which the students think on their own about the proposed question, then they pair with another classmate and discuss their answers to arrive at a consensus, finally each pair of students share their answer with the class.
• Encourage the students to write a paragraph about whether or not they agree with the decisions made by the characters at this point in the novel.
• Brainstorm a list of alternate things Bobby and Julie could have done rather than the actions they have taken so far in the novel.
Have the students...
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