'The Namesake' Jhumpa Lahiri

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8.05 MB   |   20 pages, 11 slides pages

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A whole unit's worth of resources in PDF form (as well as one PowerPoint) for the novel study.

The resources include:

1. Characterisation Diagrams

2. Year Jump Plot Task
Jump through the years in the text with this handy box by box worksheet.

3. Listen to the Critic!
Sometimes the best points to consider are those raised by the critics. A worksheet which explores these critical responses to encourage students to develop their understanding of how these points are demonstrated in the text.

4. Immigration and Assimilation PMI Charts
A warm-up style task to generate students thinking around these two ideas - assimilation and immigration as well as a synthesis task which focuses on Sonia.

5. Introductory Questions on the Idea of Immigration and Assimilation
A series of questions to stimulate class discussion or use as a post reading reflection task.

6. Key Passages - Ashima
A close reading task which focuses students on the techniques Lahiri uses and how they apply to the concept of belonging.

7. Key Passages - Ashoke's Death
A close reading task which focuses students on the techniques Lahiri uses and how they apply to the concept of belonging.

8. Key Passages - Gogol
A close reading task which focuses students on the techniques Lahiri uses and how they apply to the concept of belonging.

9. Key Passages - Gogol's Namesake
A close reading task which focuses students on the techniques Lahiri uses and how they apply to the concept of belonging.

10. Migration and Belonging
A diagramatic worksheet which explores the effects of migration on the Ganguli family.

11. Power Point Quiz - Theme of Love
A quiz based on the powerpoint with the same name to test that love knowledge!

12. Setting, Places and the Concept of Belonging
Two in-depth grids which analyses all aspects of setting in the text.

13. The Characters' Web
A web like task to thread all the characters together!

14. PowerPoint: Themes
A detailed and thought-provoking series of slides which examines Gogol's assimilation into American society. Ends with three differentiated extended response questions for students to complete.
Total Pages
20 pages, 11 slides
Answer Key
Does Not Apply
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks

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'The Namesake' Jhumpa Lahiri
'The Namesake' Jhumpa Lahiri
'The Namesake' Jhumpa Lahiri
'The Namesake' Jhumpa Lahiri