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Olaudah Equiano's "The Interesting Life" Memoir Teaching Pack, with Paired Text

Olaudah Equiano's "The Interesting Life" Memoir Teaching Pack, with Paired Text
Olaudah Equiano's "The Interesting Life" Memoir Teaching Pack, with Paired Text
Olaudah Equiano's "The Interesting Life" Memoir Teaching Pack, with Paired Text
Olaudah Equiano's "The Interesting Life" Memoir Teaching Pack, with Paired Text
Product Description
This teaching pack guides an in-depth study of an excerpt of Equiano's memoir of his journey on the Middle Passage. Students are guided through the background, key events of the time period, vocabulary words, an opportunity for summarizing, guided discussion for breaking down the memoir, an interactive analysis of the memoir itself, optional group activity, paired poetry lesson, paired modern memoir analysis, and a follow-up independent personal narrative/memoir writing assignment. There are so many options with this pack that you can pick and choose or work your way through them all. Students explore the provided memoir exemplars in order to write their own as the culminating task.

Included in this teaching bundle:
1) Background notes on Equiano and The Middle Passage
2) Background notes on Tony Dungy for the paired modern memoir excerpt from his book Quiet Strength
3) Guided lesson for both texts with CCSS
4) Paired Poetry Lesson Langston Hughes's "Refugee in America"
5) Comprehension and analysis questions and answers for all three texts
6) Follow up personal narrative/memoir writing prompt.
7) Copies of all texts in printer-friendly format
-- PDF file for worksheets and PPT file for presentations

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Total Pages
43 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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