Students brainstorm the various elements of their unique cultures and compose an expository essay which presents how their cultures influences their identities.
Students will explore culture and identity as well as engage in the complete writing
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Outlines, Cultural Activities
Comprehension questions for Sherman Alexie's The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. Questions ask students to consider plot, characters, conflicts, and themes. Reflection and extended response questions included.
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