Teacher Guide

Oroonoko Lesson Plan

Notes to the Teacher

The short answer questions in this guide are meant to test reading recall, and they mainly cover concrete facts in the reading. The thought questions are meant to stimulate discussion. Some are interpretive and others ask to recall some concrete information from the story. Customize them at your will, or repurpose them as essay questions for the end of the unit or as short answer questions along the way. If you choose to repurpose them in this way, students should develop more formal responses than the ones they may come up with in class discussion.

The characters Oroonoko and Imoinda go by different names (Caesar and Clemene) in the second half of the story. In this guide, these...

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