Instead of harvesting one-liners for Shiloh, I would like you to write a short paper (1 to 2 pages) where you answer the following questions. You will use your paper to guide your conversation during your book club conversation. Please turn in on April 3.
Short Reflection Paper:
In your paper describe and evaluate the following components of your text make sure you provide specific examples from the text.
Setting (time, place, atmosphere)
• Describe how the setting develops the characters, plot and theme of the story.
• Describe the conflict (describe at least one conflict per topic)
• Person against person
• Person against nature
• Person against society
• Person against self
• Describe how the author applies special techniques to develop plot: starting in the middle, flashback, story within a story, foreshadowing, narrative hook, suspense, cliffhanger, open or closed end
• Describe the perspective- point of view (the voice should be by a young adult protagonist and perspective- describe if the characters seems realistic and authentic)
• Describe the protagonists reactions, do they authentic and realistic reaction to events within the story?
• Describe how a young adult reader might identify with the protagonist plot and themes
Themes and Realistic experiences
• Describe the experiences or themes (social, emotional, ethical, and moral needs) within the text, which challenge and develop the protagonists. (give examples)
• Evaluate the author’s ability to effectively transform the reader’s perspective on these big ideas.
• In your opinion, yet back it up with specific examples from the text, explain your own personal reaction the big ideas of (social, emotional, ethical, and moral needs) within your text.
Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group 4
Anne Lauren Sarah Ana
Fabiana Erick Isaac Briana
Luisa Miranda Dallas Hannah S
Christie Hannah W Andrea Asmaa
Alanod Richard Mandy