Day 1

Orlando Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Become the Biographer

    Kind of Activity:

    Creative Writing

    Objective:

    Students will write their own fantastical biography of a person, imitating the style of Woolf's novel.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.3; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.3.B; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.3.D

    Structure:

    This is a multi-day activity. Over the course of this unit, students will write six "chapters" of their own biographies (of a person of their choosing) as a pastiche of Orlando.

    The first day of this project will take about an hour, while the rest of the days should last around a half hour.

    Introduce the project after discussing the day's thought questions about the tone and...

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