Analyzing Events and Characters in the Beginning of Stargirl

Resource ID#: 190910 Type: Original Student Tutorial
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General Information

Subject(s): English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 6
Intended Audience: Students
Instructional Time: 55 Minute(s)
Keywords: English, English Language Arts, Stargirl, Jerry Spinelli , literary elements, plot, characters, character actions, character responses, character traits, characterization, character development, events in a story, literature, main characters, indirect characterization, exposition, conflict in a story, advance the plot, key events in a story, prologue, novels, fiction, interactive, tutorials, elearning, e-learning, story elements, young adult literature
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial

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