Attached is a Power Point lesson plan that introduces the novel, Monster, by Walter Dean Myers. The Power Point includes:
Focus activities (one writing prompt, one discussion / anticipation guide activity), one vocabulary activity (10 terms from the novel), one screenplay terminology vocabulary activity (also 10 terms from the novel).
Also, key literary terms and a review of the various types of characters (static, dynamic,flat, round) are covered. There is also a comprehensive review of the parts of plot, and of each of the FOUR THEMES prevalent in the novel.