Day 5

Bluest Eye Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Before You Read…

    Kind of Activity:



    Students will create a video giving advice and information to future readers of The Bluest Eye.

    Common Core Standards:



    The objective of this activity is for students to create a video in which they describe what someone might benefit from knowing before they read The Bluest Eye. This activity is based on the Before You Read series on YouTube (Before You Read: The Bluest Eye).

    Organize students into groups. Ask the class: what would have been helpful to know before you read The Bluest Eye? Give students about 5 minutes to brainstorm in their groups. Then, explain that they are...

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