Students are asked to analyze specific characters from the novel “The Secret School” by Avi. This feature analysis covers Common Core standards related to character traits and motivations including:
• 3rd grade Common Core Standard 3.7: Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
• 4th grade Common Core Standard 4.3
Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character's thoughts, words, or actions).