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