Tangerine novel "Police Incident Report" (plot point summary activity)

Tangerine novel "Police Incident Report" (plot point summary activity)
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Want to gauge how deeply your students understand the content in the popular classroom novel "Tangerine" by Edward Bloor? Here is a graphic organizer made to look like a Tangerine Police Dept. report. After your students read about the climactic fight witnessed by the novel's protagonist, Paul, have them pretend to be a Tangerine police officer and write down a "witness statement" given by Paul.
Challenge students to include details only Paul would know. Challenge them to try to write the statement in Paul's "voice." Students can complete the exercise individually, or interview each other (one playing the role of Paul and the other playing the role of the police officer). I liked to have my students start this in class and finish it as homework. After grading their efforts, I had several students share their statements with the class and had the class give their opinions (providing students whom didn't keep up with their reading a chance to hear and understand this key plot point in the novel). Don't hesitate to display some of the best police reports on your bulletin board, too!
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1 page
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Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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