Daily Lessons for Teaching The House Next Door

Anne Rivers Siddons
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 122 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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Lesson 1 (from Prologue)

Objective

Prologue

The House Next Door is told from the first person point of view. Colquitt Kennedy is the narrator. The objective of this lesson is to define "point of view," identify the point of view of this novel, and discuss the purpose of telling the story in first person.

Lesson

1. Definition: Ask the students what "point of view" means. Write ideas on the board as they are offered. Have a student read the actual definition. Offer clarification as necessary.

2. Class Discussion: What is the point of view of this novel? How do you know this? What are the characteristics of a story told in first person? Who is the narrator? Why do you think the author chose this character to narrate the story?

3. Partner Activity: With a partner, discuss why the author might have chosen to tell the story in first person. What advantages are there...

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