Day 5

The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Read “The Approximate Size of my Favorite Tumor,” “Indian Education,” “The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven,” and “Family Portrait”

Common Core Objectives

  1. 1

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.4

  2. 2

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.2

  3. 3

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.7

Note that it is perfectly fine to expand any day’s work into two days depending on the characteristics of the class, particularly if the class will engage in all of the suggested classroom exercises and activities and discuss all of the thought questions.

Content Summary for Teachers

The Approximate Size of My Favorite Tumor

Jimmy is dying of cancer. He uses humor to cope with all the pain of life, so he makes some...

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