Celebrate the crossroads at which you and your students now stand through this complete week long unit of study that will coach reading, writing, thinking, speaking and listening skills. Your students will be happily engaged as they analyze this iconic 90's Green Day hit and look back on their path thus far.
Resources in this packet include-
ELA common core standards,
lesson plan directions,
a copy of the lyrics,
close reading visual,
"4 Corners" collaborative discussion tool and reflective writing,
an informational text to study teaching the background story behind the lyrics with a reflective writing to follow,
lyric analysis work,
creative response activities,
text to self and text to text writing,
and Socratic seminar directions and discussion questions as closure.
You and your students will adore this unit as you build classroom community and nurture critical literacy skills in the process!