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Copper Sun Literature Unit

Copper Sun Literature Unit
Copper Sun Literature Unit
Copper Sun Literature Unit
Copper Sun Literature Unit
Copper Sun Literature Unit
Copper Sun Literature Unit
Copper Sun Literature Unit
Copper Sun Literature Unit
Product Description
This is a 80+ page Common Core aligned complete novel study for Copper Sun by Sharon Draper. Copper Sun tells the story of a teenage girl in Africa that is kidnapped, shackled, branded, and then put on a slave boat bound for America, where she will be sold to a South Carolina plantation owner. This novel study unit has everything that you will need to teach and assess the novel. The Table of Contents makes finding information quick and easy.

The student packet includes drawings and other artwork depicting slavery to deepen student connections with the text.


CONTENT ADVISORY: This book deals with mature content.

ALL ANSWER KEYS ARE INCLUDED.

Included in this Novel Study:

Introductory and Informational Materials:
▸Teacher’s Notes
▸CCSS Checklists for grades 11 - 12

Vocabulary Building Materials:
▸Vocabulary Master List
▸“Mark My Words” Student Vocabulary Bookmark
▸Vocabulary Crossword Puzzles (answer keys included)
▸Word Wall Cards
▸Vocabulary and Definition Cards
▸Vocabulary Quiz (answer key included)

Student Packet (divided into 4 sections) featuring:
▸Vocabulary Crossword Puzzles
▸Open Response Questions
▸Discussion Questions
▸Journal Writing Prompts
▸Student Projects


Easy to Grade Assessments:
▸Vocabulary Quiz (matching)
▸Final Exam (M/C)

Common Core Standards utilized with this unit:
R.L. 11.1
R.L. 11.2
R.L. 11.3
R.L. 11.4
R.L. 11.5
R.L. 12.1
R.L. 12.2
R.L. 12.3
R.L. 12.4
R.L. 12.5
W. 11.3
W. 11.3d
W. 12.3
W. 12.3d
L. 11.4
L. 11.4c
L. 11.4d
L. 12.4
L. 12.4c
L. 12.4d

Skills addressed in this book study guide include:
▸analyze setting
▸compare and contrast
▸mood
▸irony
▸character traits
▸author’s purpose
▸making predictions
▸identifying genre
▸summarizing
▸character development
▸analyzing novel structure
▸analyze a character’s point of view, providing textual support
▸drawing conclusions
▸foreshadowing
▸symbolism
▸sequence of events (student projects)
▸compare and contrast the novel with a poem (student projects)
▸theme (student projects)

Curriculum tie-ins:
▸slavery
▸American history
▸African American history


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Total Pages
80 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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