Objective: In Not Dick Clark, the author uses very descriptive language in the novel to help fill in Savannah's moods and thoughts. This lesson will discuss her use of language.
1) Class Discussion: The author uses very descriptive language in the novel to help fill in the various character's moods and thoughts. What are some examples?
Small Group Activity: Choose a passage from the book and make it more descriptive and interesting to read.
Class Discussion: Share the writing samples from the small group activity.
Homework: Write a story about your day. Now, rewrite to make it more descriptive and interesting for a reader to visualize.
Objective: In Not Dick Clark, Savannah's run in her pantyhose foreshadows the events at the New Year's Eve party. This lesson will discuss foreshadowing and the author's use of the pantyhose as prediction of future events.
1) Class Discussion: What happens to...
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