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
Discuss Chapter 12 MEAL paragraph
Characterization of Deborah
Chapter 12 on Film
Begin Chapter 13
Homework: Chapter 13 and questions ONLY!