Influence of Ellison
Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to understand the influence of this seminal novel by discussing its influence on other texts
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.3; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.5; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.1; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.2
Split students into groups according to the text they watched or read the previous night. They should discuss the following questions:
- Where do you see Ellison's influence in this work?
- What made this work effective? What could have made it more effective?
- How are the themes of this work similar to and different from the themes in Invisible Man?...
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