Vignettes Surrounding Historical Events
Kind of Activity:
Students will examine how historical events feature in Hemingway's short fiction and write creatively using his work as a model
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.3, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.3, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.6
Begin with a discussion of the relationship between the stories read for Day 4 and their historical backdrops. Divide students into groups of 3 to 5. where each group chooses a major historical event, drawn either from history or current events. Each member of the group will write a short story about the experience...
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