Approved novel. Through speech and/or writing, show understanding of the following concepts: Genre, Summaries (objective and concise), Setting*, Author, Date of Publication, Conflict(s)*, Protagonist(s), Round Character*, Flat Character*, Static Character*, Dynamic Character*, narrative point of view*, and implied theme(s)*.
*backed with textual evidence.
You can show understanding of the above concepts within your summaries (three chapter summaries and one summary of entire novel) and/or you can show understanding by filling in the blanks below and on following page.
Title of novel:
Date of Publication:
Narrative point of view:
The answers below must be backed up with textual evidence, calling out page numbers and quotes from book to back up your answers:
Protagonist(s) (age and name):
(call out page numbers and quotes from book to back up your answer.)
Example of a round character:
(explain why he or she is a round character)
Example of a flat character:
(explain why he or she is a flat character)
Example of a static character:
(explain why he or she is a static character)
Example of a dynamic character:
(explain why he or she is a dynamic character)
Setting*: (time and place):
call out page numbers and quotes from book to back up your answer.
Theme(s): (start with words, and then extend into statements or questions)
Your summaries should stand alone so anybody would understand them. Start with say something like the following; In “Welcome to Merryweather High,” the first chapter of Laurie Halse Anderson’s novel Speak…
Plot summary of entire book:
Your summary should stand alone so anybody would understand it. EXAMPLE: SE Hinton’s 1969 The Outsiders is a young adult novel set in Tulsa in the early 60s. Protagonist Ponyboy Curtis is a round and dynamic character who learns… His change and the conflicts help develop one of the main themes of this story…