Day 2

Nine Stories Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Franklin’s Twitter

    Kind of Activity:

    Collaborative Writing

    Objective:

    Students will be able to imagine Franklin as a twenty-something of today and give him a voice using Twitter

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.3

    Structure:

    Selena’s brother, Franklin, seems to have many opinions as well as an interesting backstory. What would his social media presence be like if he were a twenty-something of today? Today, the class will construct a sample of Franklin’s imagined Twitter account in small groups of three or four. Give each group about 20 to 30 minutes to write ten to fifteen Tweets from Franklin’s account (in a word processing document). Encourage students...

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