Bronx Masquerade by Nikki Grimes
Literary Allusion Research Card +Extras [Fully Editable!]
Grades 7-12—35+ Pages
Research the key literary allusions in Nikki Grimes’ urban fiction novel Bronx Masquerade. The novel references numerous prominent writers and poets from the Harlem Renaissance as well as other famous authors and popular culture icons. Students will build a firm background to understand the literary allusions in context. Use the pre-made templates or create your own (after printing). You can also have students create them for a more inclusive activity. Character analysis cards are the perfect companion activity for the novel. Works well for essay pre-planning/writing bulletin board display, end project, book report or traditional essay alternative.
< 14 Pre-Made Templates for 14 Figures; 2 Customizable Templates
< 1 Literary Allusions Mini-Lesson Handout
< 6 Graphic Organizers
< 2 Pages of Thought Bubbles & Mask Cut-Outs
< 30+ Word Wall Sentence Strip Cut-Out ; 1 Page of Blank Word Wall Cut-Outs; 1 Page of Title Cut-Outs
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