Day 5

The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Author Interview

    Kind of Activity:

    Research

    Objective:

    Students will hone their research and questioning skills to learn more information about the author

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.7

    Structure:

    Have students read Sherman Alexie’s interview in The Atlantic (http://www.theatlantic.com/past/docs/unbound/interviews/ba2000-06-01.htm). In response, they should come up with three questions that they would want to ask the author. This might happen in class or for homework.

    Then, using available computers at school, instruct students to research the author and see if they can find the answers to their questions. Remind students to only rely on credible...

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