Day 1

Bluest Eye Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Read the Prologue and Autumn.

Common Core Objectives

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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


There are two sections to the prologue. In the first section, Morrison tells a tale about a nuclear American family. The family members include the Mother, Father, Dick, and Jane. Morrison repeats the description of the family. The first...

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