Developing Independent-Mindedness: Stargirl novel study

This six- to eight-week novel study is designed to help students explore the habit of mind of independent-mindedness and nurture a sense of personal identity in the face of social pressures. Twenty lessons are organized in three sections:

  • understanding independent-mindedness (3 lessons)
  • examining independent-mindedness in the novel Stargirl (12 lessons)
  • examining personal independent-mindedness (5 lessons)