Day 1

Bluest Eye Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Close Reading of Prologue

    Kind of Activity:

    Individual Writing

    Objective:

    Students will do a close reading of the prologue.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.4

    Structure:

    To start the activity, ask students to share their experiences with close reading. You might ask some or all of the following questions:

    · What thoughts or feelings come to mind when you hear the words “close reading”?

    · What does close reading involve?

    · When a teacher tells you to do a close reading of a passage, what is the first step?

    · How do you know if you’re doing a close reading and not just regular reading?

    Students’ answers will depend on their...

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