Epitaph Road is a futuristic novel written by David Patneaude. In this novel, 97% of the world's male population has been wiped out by a plague. Kellen, the main character, is a young teenage boy who discovers a conspiracy that threatens not only him but his father as well.
This book will appeal to older middle school students and high school students. It is action-packed and full of plot twists. It would fit very well into a thematic study of literature about the search for utopia.
This study is intended to help students think critically about text. It includes literary analysis that requires the use of text evidence (a common-core requirement). Writing prompts that also require critical thinking and text evidence are included.
The material includes
1. Comprehension and Critical Thinking Questions
2. Analyzing the Use of Imagery
3. Analyzing Figurative Language
4. Analyzing the Use of Allusion
5. The Significance of Text
6. Analyzing Theme Using Text Evidence
7. Plot Analysis Diagram
8. Writing Connection
9. Answer Keys
Page numbers are provided to assist students in locating text evidence.
Epitaph Road Novel Study
by Dianne Watson
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