GOBLIN SECRETS FAMILY GUIDE
questions to think about while you watch the play
What does it mean to be a goblin? Do you think it is a good thing? Why or why not?
Rownie’s personality starts to change throughout the play. How does he grow up and develop over the course of the story? How does his personal growth advance the plot towards a resolution?
What is Thomas and Semele’s relationship with Rownie like? How does meeting the troupe shape Rownie’s personality throughout the novel?
Why do you think Rowan’s “change” transforms Rownie?
What impact does the Mayor have on the story? What is his purpose?
How is the mood at the beginning of the story different from the mood at the end of the story? Does the play end with a positive or negative resolution?
Make a prediction about what would happen next in the story. Do you think Rownie will stay with the troupe? Why or why not?
FLOODS, FIRES, AND NATURAL DISASTERS
One of the biggest floods in the US happened in 2005 as a result of Hurricane Katrina, resulting in a huge number of people displaced from their homes. Many had no home to return to afterwards.
Recently, California has been dealing with Large wildfires that have burned forests, homes, and caused significant damage
Do you and your family have a plan? use this guide to help you get prepared:
Make your own masks—let your creativity shine!
PARENTS/EDUCATORS: LESSON PLANS FOR MASKS
GOBLIN SECRETS author, William Alexander
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