Learn More About the Spokane People
Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to gain a better understanding of the Spokane Indian tribe and Junior Spirit's life within it.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.3; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.9; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.7.2
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian chronicles Junior Spirit's experiences as a Spokane Indian from a reservation attending a predominantly white high school. In this activity the class will gain a more in-depth knowledge of the Spokane tribe, which plays a huge role in this story.
Begin the activity with a brainstorming session. Ask the students to name...
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