Lesson 1 (from Prologue - Chapter 5)
Lauren Wolk is the author of Wolf Hollow. The aim of this lesson is to examine the author's life and writing.
Class Discussion: What was the intended audience for Wolf Hollow? How did that change through the writing process? What role do characters in a piece play in Wolk's writing? How do her characters often evolve as Wolk writes? How does Wolk's background in poetry affect her writing style? Does Wolk change her writing style based upon her intended audience? Why does Wolk not believe people become writers? What is her writing method? How long does it take her to write a book? Does she have anyone who helps her with the writing process? What does a typical day of writing look like for Wolk? What does she believe is the best thing an aspiring writer can do?
Activity: Create a chart or poster that...
Aligned to the following Common Core Standards:
- ELA-Writing W.9-10.3(e), 9-10.7, 11-12.3(e), 11-12.7
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