Thank You M'am Lesson Focused on Conflict, Characterization & Inferences
This week long lesson on the short story "Thank You M'am" by Langston Hughes is focused on the skills of conflict, characterization and making inferences. Terms covered include: internal conflict, external conflict, protagonist, antagonist, round character, flat character, dynamic character, static character, stock character, direct characterization, indirect characterization, and character motivation.
*Note taking Powerpoint
*Guided note taking sheet
*Practice and homework with conflict and characterization
*Identification & comparison of character types in "The Three Little Pigs" to "Thank You M'am"
*Character analysis worksheet
*Conflict analysis worksheet
*Choice board of eight activities.
*Extension writing activity for "Thank You M'am"
*Two constructed response prompts
*Digital usage guide for Google Classroom and other online learning management systems
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