Teacher Guide

Weep Not, Child Lesson Plan

Study Objectives

If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:

  1. 1

    Students will be able to make connections between the text, historical, and current events.

  2. 2

    Students will be able to analyze the author's writing style and the narrator's point of view.

  3. 3

    Students will be able to analyze characters' motivations and write creatively from the point of view of the characters.

  4. 4

    Students will be able to use textual evidence to support interpretations and analyses of symbols and themes.

  5. 5

    Students will be able to analyze the structure of the text, referring to the significance of one part of the text to the whole.


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