Lesson 1 (from Part 1, Waiting)
The Hiding Place, published in 2000, is written by Trezza Azzopardi.
The aim of this lesson is to introduce the novel.
1. Class discussion. What do the students already know about Trezza Azzopardi? What can they tell from the book by looking at its cover and reading the title? What do the students expect from the novel? Why do they expect these things to happen?
2. With the students look at the questions that Azzopardi asks in the opening chapter of the novel.Divide the students into pairs and ask the students to write down five questions Azzopardi poses. After ten minutes, ask the students to swap their work with another pair and provide solutions to the questions. After fifteen minutes compare the student's ideas and for each one ask what will have to happen in the story for these answers to come true.
3. Divide the class into...
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