Day 5

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Arnold Spirit's Scrapbook

    Kind of Activity:

    Group Work


    Students will be able to create a group project that will summarize the major events of the novel.

    Common Core Standards:



    We have read about a pivotal year in the life of Arnold Spirit Junior. People frequently create scrapbooks to commemorate important times in their lives. What kind of scrapbook would Junior Spirit make to remember his freshman year at Reardan High School?

    As a class, create a scrapbook for Junior's year. (You can do this cheaply with some brads and heavy paper, such as construction paper).

    Think of the things that would go in Junior's scrapbook:


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