A Lesson Before Dying – Journaling

Journaling about Reading

Keeping a journal as they read helps prepare students for more engaging discussion and elaborated writing.  When they have thought deeply about key issues and written words, phrases and sentences to record those thoughts, students are more likely to speak up with confident and write with authority.

Here are some journal questions to help your students considers persuasive strategies the characters in Ernest Gaines novel, A Lesson Before Dying, used get others to do what they wanted.

A Lesson before Dying – Discussion Questions

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