Extra Credit Opportunity: Papa’s Parrot 20 points only if top quality
- Make a graphic organizer like you did for To Sleep Under the Stars. Don’t forget what goes in each paragraph.
- Write a rough draft of the essay using the prompt instructions
- Type a final draft essay in MLA format complete with all Response to Literature requirements.
- All three papers together. Due Monday 3/9/20
Prompt: Show how the theme relates to the short story, Papa’s Parrot by Cynthia Rylant. Be sure to include the elements of Response to Literature. Support your ideas with examples and/ or evidence from the text.
Your writing will be scored on how well you write an essay that:
- Shows your understanding of the author’s message and your insight into the characters and ideas presented in the story.
- Is organized around several clear ideas and/ or images from the story
- Justifies your interpretation by giving examples and citing evidence from the text.