Become the Biographer
Kind of Activity:
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
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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