Decision Making Influences in Literature


  • Variety of 6-10 beverages including: soda pop (with and without caffeine), juices, sports drinks, etc. (these will be given away to students)
  • 1 small square of paper for each student
  • Container for the prize drawing
  • White board or butcher paper and markers
  • 1 regular-sized sheet of plain paper for each student
  • Pen or pencil for each student
  • Copy of "Influences" handout for each student
  • Word strips with the influences listed in the (see Background for Teachers)
  • Overhead projector, one transparency, and overhead markers
  • Classroom set of novels or short stories
  • Copy of the "Decision Making in Literature" reading log for each student