Day 3

Jorge Borges: Short Stories Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Influence and Impact

    Kind of Activity:

    Individual Writing

    Objective:

    Students will consider one of the key themes of “The Approach to Al-Mu’tasim” and will reflect on what they think about it in terms of their own view of the world.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.1; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.4

    Structure:

    In “The Approach to Al-Mu’tasim,” the protagonist in Bahadur’s novel searches for a man by looking for the qualities that he has left in the people he has met. Ask the students to reflect on this idea, and what it means for a person to leave traits in those who they encounter. Students should write a reflective response on what it means for the novelist’s...

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