Audrey Character Study Guide_Overachievers - Character Study Guide The Overachievers Instructions This study guide will be shared with your classmates

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Character Study Guide: The Overachievers Instructions : This study guide will be shared with your classmates as a study tool. With your group, you are to find only the parts of each chapter regarding your assigned person. In bullet point fashion, jot down important conflicts and experiences in the left column. In the right column, think about what Robbins wanted readers to learn thematically from their story. If your character is not featured in a chapter, simply write an X in the box. When you are finished, submit it to Google Classroom. Mr. McCarty will then post it in Blackboard. Character Name & Perception (nickname): Audrey-The Perfectionist Summary of their situation and experience (Notes of the main points) Implications and Lessons Learned Ch. 1 Audrey was getting ready for her junior year, already feeling overwhelmed by the amount of work she had to do over the summer break. She missed her first period, and felt that junior year was going to be much more difficult than her sophomore year. Junior year in high school is much more stressful and difficult than the prior years. You have to worry about your grades, your connections, and colleges which can sometimes overwhelm students. Ch. 2 X Ch. 3 X Ch. 4 Audrey feels overwhelmed from all of the extra-curricular activities that she is doing, she has been slept deprived since her first week of school. She is also excited for the upcoming physics project to prove herself. Students don’t have to take 2-3 extracurricular activities, they should take 1-2 so they can focus in on their interests. Ch. 5 Audrey is working hard on her physics bridge project, her over attention to detail may both her partner, but she realizes that by working as hard as she is she will probably win the contest. She also got an envelope containing a book about the best college for “high achieving Hispanics,” and felt embarrassed while opening it in class. While she is proud of her culture she feels conflicted about how her ethnicity affected her high school career and the upcoming college applications. Audrey was devastated later on in the

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