Objective: Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 Narrators can be very influential to a story. Here, the author has chosen to use the older aunt, the protagonist, to tell this story. This lesson focuses on the narrator.
1) Class discussion: Who is telling this story? How does this limit story details? Does it limit story details? How does the chosen narrator help provide more insight to the reader about the protagonist, or not?
2) In small groups, review Chapters 1 and 2 and identify personality traits and physical characteristics about the narrator. Also, who is the narrator? Where is the narrator? How does the narrator know the things being told in the story?
3) Write a few paragraphs about what a narrator's role is in a story, then briefly provide a supporting argument on whether that is accomplished here.
4) For homework have students read Chapters 3 and 4 for the next part of the story.
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