The Girls by Amy Goldman Koss

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The Girls by Amy Goldman Koss is the focus of a character analysis lesson. Class members make a chart noting the names of specific characters in the book, noting attributes that define each character. They discuss bullying and peer pressure, then sketch the girls from the book, creating a metaphor that represents each.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Have learners discuss the characters and their contributions to bullying in literature circles or pairs
Classroom Considerations
  • Designed for use after reading the book; have readers take notes throughout reading on character traits
  • Provides suggested answers for the character chart
  • Includes a printable resource that describes the cycle of bullying
  • None
Common Core