Students will be able to compare and contrast characters and writing styles between two students running for class president. The reading level may be best for 5th, 6th, 7th graders. The two excerpts require students to compare and contrast the following:
- character traits
- character motives
- POV and how it affects text
- figurative language and how it enhances the meaning of a passage
There are 9 questions, each aligned with common core question stems.