Objective: The narrator in "Where I Live" is a third person narrator, but has opinions about the salesman and Barnstable. The objective of this lesson is to analyze the use of narration.
1) Class discussion: Who is the narrator of "Where I Live?" Who does the narrator seem most likely to be? Why?
How does the narrator describe the salesman?
How does the narrator describe visitors to Barnstable?
What is the narrator's tone when discussing visitors?
How does the narrator describe the residents of Barnstable?
What is the narrator's tone when discussing residents?
How does the narrator describe the town of Barnstable?
How does the narrator describe the surrounding areas?
How does the narrator's tone change when discussing Barnstable vs. Cape Cod?
2) Independent work: Students will select one of the following: the salesman, residents of Barnstable, the town of Barnstable, or Cap Cod. Students will then create a...
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