Day 6

The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Table of Contents

    Kind of Activity:

    Group Work

    Objective:

    Students will be able to analyze how the stories in the collection fit together and make a case for a better order.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.5, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.2

    Structure:

    In this activity, students will create a new Table of Contents for The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven. You might begin this activity with a short discussion about how collections of short stories are put together. How do you think the order is decided? Why might Sherman Alexie have put all of these stories in a collection rather than having them published separately? Make sure students...

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