Adaptation (Day 1)
Kind of Activity:
Students will gain a deeper understanding of Cather's novel by translating it into a different medium
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.3; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.5; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.3; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.5
Divide students into small groups (no more than 5 students per group, but ideally two or three). Each group should discuss and take notes on one thread of the novel that is particularly compelling to them. It may be a scene that appears in the book, a relationship, or an ongoing theme. What do they find compelling about that particular aspect of the novel?...
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