Presentation on theme: "Nothing But the Truth By Avi"— Presentation transcript:
1Nothing But the Truth By Avi A character study ofPhilip MalloyBy: Mrs. Dunlap’s 6th grade class
2Philip Malloy He is a ninth grade student He loves to run. He likes girls.He hates EnglishPhilip is lazy.He has a paper route.
3Character Motivation Philip Malloy He loves his parentsHe wants to join the track team.He hums/sings at school.He doesn’t tell them the whole story.He lies to the track coach about his grades.Philip wants to irritate the teacher.
4Facts/Opinion Philip is singing/humming in school. The newspapers tell Philip’s 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.
5Is Philip telling the whole truth? He says he loves his country.Philip doesn’t join the track team.Philip says Mrs. Narwin hates him.
6Sources Distinguishing Fact from Fiction What motivates a character