Social Issues in Literature - Literature Circle - Activities

Social Issues in Literature - Literature Circle - Activities
Social Issues in Literature - Literature Circle - Activities
Social Issues in Literature - Literature Circle - Activities
Social Issues in Literature - Literature Circle - Activities
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5th, 6th, 7th
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A collection of resources and activities for a unit based on 'Social Issues in Literature'. Suitable for grades 5 to 7.

Novels:
- A Little Piece of Ground - Elizabeth Laird
- Boys Without Names - Kashmira Sheth
- The Heaven Shop - Deborah Ellis
- Parvana (The Breadwinner) - Deborah Ellis

Students learn about: HIV/AIDS in Malawi, child labour in India, the treatment of girls/women in Afghanistan, as well as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict - all through the eyes of child characters.

Includes:

*** book summaries
*** reading calendar
*** vocabulary study printable tracking sheets
*** guided research exercises
*** two potential summative tasks

After learning of these issues, students are then expected to take action - through letter writing and an awareness campaign (student presentation).
Total Pages
18
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N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Month

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Social Issues in Literature - Literature Circle - Activities
Social Issues in Literature - Literature Circle - Activities
Social Issues in Literature - Literature Circle - Activities
Social Issues in Literature - Literature Circle - Activities
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