- This 190-page bundle of ten resources is more than you will ever need to dive in to Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried. It is designed for students in AP English Language & Composition, dual enrollment, college freshman composition, or a Common Core-aligned American literature class. The unit$35.00$47.00Save $12.00
- ***ALIGNED WITH 2019 CED AND CHANGES TO THE EXAM***This ever-growing AP English Language & Composition bundle is for the first-time instructor or seasoned teacher who needs to shake things up a bit. It contains 1077 pages of AP Language and Composition resources (all 50 of my AP products!). Pric$232.50$266.50Save $34.00
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This 34-page unit on the background and Chapter 1 of Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried contains five lesson plans (60-120 minutes each), eleven handouts, one reading quiz, and four versions of a map of Southeast Asia. Materials focus on student understanding of the Vietnam conflict, analysis of symbolism, and writing and analysis of essays in the definition mode.
All materials are provided in both PDF and Google Slides.
Lesson 1: Building Background Knowledge (including Student Handouts A-D---a Vietnam War Timeline, several maps of Vietnam, a soldier lingo scavenger hunt, and a summarizer)
Lesson 2: Symbolism Analysis (including a reading quiz, an exhaustive list of the things the men carry, and Student Handout E, a literary analysis writing exercise)
Lesson 3: The Extended Definition Mode (including Student Handout F, a two-page handout on the extended definition mode)
Lesson 4: Extended Definition as a Device (including Student Handouts G and H, exercises on analyzing the use of extended definition as a device)
Lesson 5: Rhetorical Analysis of an Extended Definition (including Student Handout I, an annotation and writing exercise)
Mini Practice #1: Diction Analysis (Student Handout J)
Mini Practice #2: Syntax Analysis (Student Handout K)
Multiple Choice Question Exercise (Student Handout L)
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