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What Makes a Great Novel? Analyzing Student-Selected Free-Choice Books

Unit 2: Raising Readers: Getting Students to Read in and out of the Classroom
Lesson 3 of 3

Objective: SWBAT analyze a free-choice book based on a set of criteria for determining what makes a novel great.

Big Idea: “A thing may happen and be a total lie; another thing may not happen and be truer than the truth.” Tim O'Brien in "The Things They Carried"

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English / Language Arts, Literary Response and Analysis, Literature, Reading, Life of Pi, Free Choice Reading Response, Criteria for a Great Novel
  75 minutes
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