Warm Up: When Lily learns the truth about her mother, she thinks, “Knowing can be a curse on a person’s life. I’d traded in a pack of lies for a pack of truth…” (255).
How is she coping with this knowledge? What is she feeling now?
Literature/Writing Focus: The Secret Life of Bees
Chapter 12 MEAL paragraph
How does it relate to Deborah?
Characterization of Deborah
Homework: Chapter 13 and Study Guide (including the MEAL paragraph!)