This engaging lesson plan for the short story "Beyond This World" by Erica Lee uses reading workshop and writing workshop to explore the issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in Canada.
The lesson includes: learning about conflict in story and types of conflict, a Carousel Brainstorm activity, small group activity to generate conflict ideas for stories, short story pre-writing, and a book talk option. It also uses the poem "Sisters and Daughters" by John Moore.
Links to the poem and short story are included. Lesson is adaptable for grades 7 to 12.