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G7 Language & Literature - Young Adult Literature

Statement of Inquiry

Statement of Inquiry:

Young adult literature reflects social norms and values of the day.

Factual Questions:

  • What elements help us identify YA Literature?
  • What are the elements characterization?
  • In the literary world, when did YA literature become a category of its own.

Conceptual Questions:

  • How have famous teenage literary characters represented the norms and values of their day?
  • How does our novel reflect the values and norms of its day?


  • Are teens today accurately represented in literature? Should the books we read be more about seeing ourselves or escaping ourselves?

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