Lesson 1 (from Chapters 1-6)
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.
The exposition stage is an incredibly important and multifaceted element of the novel The House of Tomorrow since the novel primarily seeks to help the reader understand how isolated and sheltered Sebastian is when the novel's story first begins, in order to contrast with the whole new world of experiences that open up to him once his grandmother's stroke allows him access to the world beyond his dome. By analyzing the exposition phase within The House of Tomorrow, students can gain a greater understanding of how the exposition phase works and will gain an understanding of how crucial a close study of the exposition phase is when the novel deals with a dynamic character...
Aligned to the following Common Core Standards:
- ELA-Reading: Literature RL.9-10.1, 9-10.10, 11-12.1, 11-12.10
- ELA-Writing W.9-10.4, 9-10.9, 11-12.4, 11-12.9
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