Designed to take 90 minutes, this plan includes the lesson plan, student worksheet, and powerpoint for instruction.
From Accountable Talk to Cornell Notes to a few hidden skills, this lesson serves to get students thinking about the way ideas are presented and the way who we are influences our perceptions and reactions.
Through the study of the Nacirema Tribe, the student will be able to take Cornell Notes during class discussion and write a detailed learning summary.
• I can identify the components of a productive classroom discussion. (CC Standard – SL 9-10.1)
• I can write an objective summary of a text. (CC Standard – RL/RI 9-10.2)
• I can identify elements of diction. (CC Standard RL/RI 9-10.4)
• I can analyze various accounts of the same subject in different mediums (CC Standard RI 9-10.7)
Intro C-notes (Instructions on PPT)
Intro The Nacirema (THREE TEXT RESOURCES!)
Reflect on Learning
Extension ideas, such as rhetorical analysis of the three texts, are also included.
Note: Answer key is not provided as the student work is taking notes and having a discussion.