Are you teaching "The Princess Bride"? Do you need activities to track your students' understanding of the novel? Here are several different activities aligned with Common Core to support your students' understand and comprehension of the novel.
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Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Use parallel structure.
Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature.
Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it (e.g., parallel plots), and manipulate time (e.g., pacing, flashbacks) create such effects as mystery, tension, or surprise.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.