Unbroken Complete Study Unit

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My students loved this resource. It helped them engage with the text and prompted engaging discussion.


Captivate your students with the incredible story of Louie Zamperini in Unbroken. This complete unit will engage your class right from the start with interactive activities, thought-provoking discussions, and even fun creative assignments! You and your students will LOVE this deep dive into the world of Louie and World War II!

With this teacher time-saving unit, students will go beyond basic comprehension questions and learn and practice ELA content and skills!

This Unbroken Unit is divided into 19 engaging lessons and includes all the materials and resources you need to simply print and teach. "Everything" includes detailed lesson plans, instructional Slides presentations, student handouts and assignments, answer keys, supplemental texts, activities, and more!

This unit is designed to be a companion to the Young Adult version of Unbroken.

What's Included?

  • Unit Plan Overview
  • 19 Detailed Lesson Plans
  • Over 100 PDF Pages of Resources and Materials
  • Over 100 Instructional Slides
  • Student Activities and Assignments
  • Discussion Questions
  • Creative Student Projects
  • Four Supplemental Texts for Additional Readings
  • Answer Keys!
  • Additional Resources for Teachers
  • Teacher Guidelines and Instructions

Content/Skills Taught, Reviewed, or Practiced:

  • Characteristics of Narrative Non-Fiction
  • Hooks in Writing
  • Characterization
  • Literary Allusion
  • Writing Better Paragraphs
  • Informational Text Features
  • Visualization
  • Summarization
  • Making Connections
  • Providing Evidence to Support Answers
  • Critical Thinking
  • Making Inferences
  • Persuasive Writing
  • Compare/Contrast
  • Reading Maps
  • Annotating a Text
  • Determining Importance
  • Making Predictions
  • Foreshadowing
  • Propaganda
  • Propaganda Techniques
  • How to Analyze Propaganda
  • Determining Author's Viewpoint
  • Plot Structure
  • Theme Analysis

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Total Pages
125+ PDF Pages; 125+ Slides
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.
Compare and contrast the structure of two or more texts and analyze how the differing structure of each text contributes to its meaning and style.
Analyze how differences in the points of view of the characters and the audience or reader (e.g., created through the use of dramatic irony) create such effects as suspense or humor.


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