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Lesson 15: Analyzing the Impact of an Author’s Choices

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Students continue to analyze the impact of the author’s choices on the tone, mood, and theme of “The Pedestrian” by Ray Bradbury.

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  • Prior to the lesson, record a quote on an index card for each of the students in the class, using the teacher resource under the additional materials tab.

  • Prior to the lesson, write the following categories on posters or the marker board:

    • Sound Image

    • Comparison (Metaphor)

    • Sight Image

    • Comparison (Simile)

    • Touch Image

    • Comparison (Personification)

    • Taste Image

    • Alliteration

    • Smell Image

    • Onomatopoeia

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