Become the Biographer 5
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 Day 5 of the "Become the Biographer" project.
Once again, give students 25-30 minutes to continue writing the story of their character (in about 250 words). Ask them to pick out which elements of Chapter 5 of Orlando seem important--what changes for Orlando in the chapter? What does she learn? How does her way of thinking change? Students should notice that, in...
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