Presentation on theme: "Nothing But the Truth By Avi"— Presentation transcript:
1 Nothing But the Truth By Avi A character study ofPhilip MalloyBy: Mrs. Dunlap’s 6th grade class
2 Philip Malloy He is a ninth grade student He loves to run. He likes girls.He hates EnglishPhilip is lazy.He has a paper route.
3 Character 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.
4 Facts/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.
5 Is Philip telling the whole truth? He says he loves his country.Philip doesn’t join the track team.Philip says Mrs. Narwin hates him.
6 Sources Distinguishing Fact from Fiction What motivates a character