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Analyzing Effects of Time on Character & Plot

English Language Arts, Grade 7

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12 6 9 3 1 11 2 10 4 5 7 8 12 6 9 3 1 11 2 10 4 5 7 8 12 6 9 3 1 11 2 10 4 5 7 8 12 6 9 3 1 11 2 10 4 5 7 8 12 6 9 3 1 11 2 10 4 5 7 8 Name of Text: Bud, Not Buddy How does the character change over time? How is the sequence of the story shaped by time? How are the character’s decisions in the story affected by time? How are the events influenced by time? How is time an important element of the story? COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES What questions do good readers ask in order to analyze the effects of time on the character and plot? Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4440 Bud begins to trust people after he spends time at the Mission. The author uses the phrase “Here we go again” to show that Bud had been in foster homes before. Bud tries to hop the trains with a new friend because that’s what many people did during the Depression. Bud, Not Buddy takes place during the Depression and the racism at that time threatened the main characters in this book. Bud remembers back to when he was young and carries his mother’s words with him through- out the story.
12 6 9 3 1 11 2 10 4 5 7 8 12 6 9 3 1 11 2 10 4 5 7 8 12 6 9 3 1 11 2 10 4 5 7 8 12 6 9 3 1 11 2 10 4 5 7 8 12 6 9 3 1 11 2 10 4 5 7 8 Name of text: _________________ ________________ How does the character change over time? How is the sequence of the story shaped by time? How are the character’s decisions in the story affected by time? How are the events influenced by time? How is time an important element of the story? COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES Can you analyze the effects of time on the character and plot? Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4440