In this unit, students will explore author's with various identity markers and analyze how their backgrounds and style impact their message.
-Each assignment is in Google Docs; once you have opened the document, go to File-> Make A Copy, so you can manipulate the boxes and assignments for your liking!
-Each story has at least 2 different assignments that are differentiated
-Each author has a bio activity for students to explore
-Each assignment has a discussion portion
-2 essay prompts are included with 4 different levels for differentiation
-Authors included in this unit are: Julia Alvarez, Sandra Cisneros, Junot Diaz, Gary Soto, Tatiana Richards Hanebutte, Maya Angelou, Hunter S. Thompson, Flannery O'Conner, Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Leslie Marmon Silk, Sherman Alexis, Aisha Saeed, Ngozi Adichie, and Arin Andrews.