Junot Diaz's "Fiesta, 1980" (from Drown):3 Days of CCSS-Aligned Plans/Materials

Junot Diaz's "Fiesta, 1980" (from Drown):3 Days of CCSS-Aligned Plans/Materials
Junot Diaz's "Fiesta, 1980" (from Drown):3 Days of CCSS-Aligned Plans/Materials
Junot Diaz's "Fiesta, 1980" (from Drown):3 Days of CCSS-Aligned Plans/Materials
Junot Diaz's "Fiesta, 1980" (from Drown):3 Days of CCSS-Aligned Plans/Materials
Junot Diaz's "Fiesta, 1980" (from Drown):3 Days of CCSS-Aligned Plans/Materials
Junot Diaz's "Fiesta, 1980" (from Drown):3 Days of CCSS-Aligned Plans/Materials
Junot Diaz's "Fiesta, 1980" (from Drown):3 Days of CCSS-Aligned Plans/Materials
Junot Diaz's "Fiesta, 1980" (from Drown):3 Days of CCSS-Aligned Plans/Materials
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This set includes resources for reading and analyzing Junot Diaz's provocative and engaging short story "Fiesta, 1980" from Drown. It fits great into units on elements of fiction, short stories, American Lit, immigration, assimilation, culture, and author studies!

Resources Included:

1. Lesson Overview Document for Teachers: lists texts used, essential questions, enduring understandings, lesson breakdown, daily objectives, and Grade 9 Common Core standards addressed.

2. Student Packet of Notes and Analysis Organizers: skills developed include analyzing narration/point of view, characterization, conflict, and theme

3. About the Author Activities: short biographical texts, video interviews, and Podcast interviews related to the theme of multicultural writing, diaspora, immigration, and becoming American (links provided to all resources)

4. Teacher PowerPoint to project visuals and provide instruction on narration, point of view, characterization, conflict, and theme

Notes:
- set does not include the story itself, per copyright laws
- story contains some profanity and mature content. Preview before purchasing to ensure it is right for your audience (ideal for older students and adult learning).

See how this fits into the huge short story unit in my TPT shop:

8 Week Short Story Unit

Or, check out my comprehensive yearlong 9th Grade English curriculum map 9th Grade English Curriculum Map
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10 pages, 15 slides (plus links to additional resources)
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3 days
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