This lesson uses Hernando Tellez's suspenseful short story, "Lather and Nothing Else," to evaluate the effect of point of view on a story's structure and meaning. Students, either individually or as partners, rewrite the story from an alternate point of view and then examine how the adjustment alters the story and affects its tone. A rubric is included to guide the students in writing their retelling.
The lesson also includes three literary response questions along with my general literary response rubric.
Students enjoy this challenging, yet engaging, lesson.
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