Day 3

The Namesake Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    First Generation: Research

    Kind of Activity:

    Long-term Project


    Students will be able to connect their interview subjects' experiences with those of Gogol Ganguli

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.7; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.8; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.2


    All your student pairs should have conducted their in-depth interview for the "First Generation" project by now. Ask them to explain to each other, briefly, who their interview subject is, where their parents are from, and where they grew up.

    Explain to students that in a couple of days, they will be presenting the results of their interview and comparing and contrasting their...

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