Day 5

Bluest Eye Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Read "Summer."

Common Core Objectives

  1. 1

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.6

  2. 2

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.2

  3. 3

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.6

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

Summer, section 1

In this section, Claudia describes the general response of the adults to Pecola’s pregnancy. The adults are sure the baby is Cholly’s and look on the whole Breedlove family with judgment and disdain. Claudia admits that she and Frieda stay away...

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