Are you interested in learning about the Everglades or Florida's history? The novel, "The Last Egret" is perfect for teaching about Florida's history while simultaneously teaching compassion and learning right from wrong. This story is a true story about Charlie Pierce, his family, and friends. This activity requires the students to identify cause-and-effect relationships in text. The student will also identify and explain an author’s use of descriptive, idiomatic, and figurative language,and examine how it is used to describe people, feelings, and objects.