We have spent several lessons discussing how to infer the point of view or perspective of a character based on how they behave and what they say. We are using this information to write in the voice of several characters from Wringer, as part of our Advice Column task.
Tonight, students are writing an I Am Poem as if they are one of the characters they are using in their advice column. They can select: Palmer, Dorothy, Beans, Mr. LaRue, Mrs. LaRude. A template was provided in class that gives students a format to follow and an example. The form can also be accessed here: