Presentation on theme: "Nothing But the Truth By Avi A character study of Philip Malloy By: Mrs. Dunlaps 6 th grade class."— Presentation transcript:
Nothing But the Truth By Avi A character study of Philip Malloy By: Mrs. Dunlaps 6 th grade class
Philip Malloy He is a ninth grade student He loves to run. He likes girls. He hates English Philip is lazy. He has a paper route.
Character Motivation Philip Malloy He loves his parents He wants to join the track team. He hums/sings at school. He doesnt tell them the whole story. He lies to the track coach about his grades. Philip wants to irritate the teacher.
Facts/Opinion Philip is singing/humming in school. The newspapers tell Philips story. Philip wants to make a good grade in English. Philip is patriotic. Philip is kicked out of school for being patriotic. Mrs. Narwin, the teacher, is preventing him from making good grades.
Is Philip telling the whole truth? He says he loves his country. Philip doesnt join the track team. Philip says Mrs. Narwin hates him.
Sources Distinguishing Fact from Fiction What motivates a character