Paired Texts: A View of War with Steinbeck, O'Brien, & Whitman

Paired Texts: A View of War with Steinbeck, O'Brien, & Whitman
Paired Texts: A View of War with Steinbeck, O'Brien, & Whitman
Paired Texts: A View of War with Steinbeck, O'Brien, & Whitman
Paired Texts: A View of War with Steinbeck, O'Brien, & Whitman
Paired Texts: A View of War with Steinbeck, O'Brien, & Whitman
Paired Texts: A View of War with Steinbeck, O'Brien, & Whitman
Paired Texts: A View of War with Steinbeck, O'Brien, & Whitman
Paired Texts: A View of War with Steinbeck, O'Brien, & Whitman
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This lesson plan can be used at any point during the year to add to the study of any or all of these writers when the topic is war. Students can compare and/or contrast the writing of John Steinbeck, Tim O’Brien, and Walt Whitman with graphic organizers and constructed response questions. The essay prompt directs students to connect a common theme across two or more texts.

Contents:

John Steinbeck:Why Soldiers Won’t Talk”

Graphic Organizer for Guided Reading

Constructed Response Questions

Tim O’Brien: Ambush”

Graphic Organizer for Guided Reading

Constructed Response Questions

Walt Whitman: “A March in the Ranks Hard-Prest, and the Road Unknown”

Graphic Organizer for Guided Reading

Constructed Response Questions

Graphic Organizer: Compare Significant Elements of the Three Texts

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14 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 days
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