Lesson 1 (from Prologue)
The objective of this lesson is to make students aware of beginnings and endings.
For class discussion: Ask students to define "prologue" and "epilogue." What kinds of information might be found in the prologue and epilogue of a story?
For class work: Have students break off into small groups. Each group should find as many words for "prologue" and "epilogue" as possible. Encourage creativity. For example, alpha and omega, or head and tail.
For homework: Have students write a prologue and an epilogue for a story of their own imagination. Encourage students to make their writing at least several paragraphs.
For homework: Provide students with a prologue and an epilogue from a story of your creation. (Use one from an existing work, if you prefer.) Have students create a short story that ties the two together.
Lesson 2 (from Prologue)
The objective of this lesson is to...
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