Objective: Admitting You Have a Problem, Prologue and Chapters 1-3 THEO - In this chapter, the reader meets Theo, a man who is playing around with the idea of law enforcement, but doesn't have full power within the force because of his drug problems. The objective of this lesson is for students to explore the character of Theo and to discuss how power seems to affect Theo's relationships.
1) 1.) Class Activity: As a class, create a list of adjectives used to describe Theo. Based on your first impressions, do you think Theo is a sympathetic character? Why or why not?
2.) Class Activity: As a class, compare / contrast Theo's opinion of good police work with the Sheriff's opinion of good police work. What is the same about their opinions? What is different? Is there anything unexpected / surprising in this comparison?
3.) Class Debate: Do you think Theo is a good...
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