As part of our narrative unit this year, my 10th graders read select stories from Junot Diaz's collection of short stories, titled "Drown." One of the narrative techniques I wanted my students to analyze was the use of flashbacks in a story,
This document contains 3 passages from Wes Moore's novel, The Other Wes Moore, in double-entry style. In the right column for each passage, students will identify examples of imagery within the passage and make inferences based on each piece of
When I created these materials, the goal I had for my students is that they would be able to use figurative language in their personal narratives to further develop their story's conflict.
-Exemplar excerpt from my own narrative that
This activity can be used to facilitate student discussion on the beginning of the novel The Other Wes Moore.
You will be able to download and edit any of these materials - you will receive a Google Drive link :)
There are three pages in this
Is this specifically for Lockdown?
I created these materials for an introduction lesson to Walter Dean Myers' novel, but they can be used with any text that focuses on the U.S. justice system! Additionally, materials are editable so that you can
Is this specifically for the 1996 film?
Yes! But you may be able to adapt them for the novel, as well.
What You Get
★Two sets of 15 questions each. Questions are literal as well
Is this for the book or film?
This writing task can be used with either!
What You Get
★A student-facing worksheet with an argumentative writing prompt. Students are required to