Sense of Place in Juvenile Fiction

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WRITING ASSIGNMENT 1. Sense of Place in a Work of Juvenile Fiction 15 points Deadline: Please consult the D2L Dropbox for the availability period (submissions are accepted anytime before). The OBJECTIVES of this assignment are for you to: Identify and reread a chapter book that you first read between ages 7-12 (3rd to 7th Grade), which was a work of fiction that established a vivid sense of place; Identify the literary methods that the author used to create a vivid sense of place; Communicate your ideas in a succinct essay. INSTRUCTIONS Identify a work of fiction that you enjoyed reading sometime between the 4th Grade and 7th Grade, in which the setting was vivid and realistic. The book’s setting must be an actual place that could be visited and, ideally, a setting with which you are familiar. You should scan or even reread the book before beginning this assignment. If you do not have a copy, you can probably find it at the Curriculum Materials Library (CML) in the basement of Willard Hall. Evaluate the book by noting how the author establishes the setting. List what you believe are the author’s best methods for establishing realism and legitimacy for the reader. For
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