Identity Unit & Theme Essay

In this unit, students will develop their ability to read and understand complex texts as they consider the question - Who am I? They will study the overall character development in literature.  Students will read poetry, a novel, short stories or informational texts that support their close reading. They will ask the following questions in order to get a deeper understanding of characters and text:


  • Who am I?

  • How do we shape and develop our own character? How do we reveal our identity to others?

  • What causes change in characters?

    • How do critical incidents relate to character development?

    • How do interactions with other characters relate to character development?

    • How does setting affect a character?

    • In what way can mentors/leaders shape character?

  • How do authors use literary techniques to develop complex characters?

8E Links


8E The Old Man and the Sea animated short film --


8R Links

8R Hope Was Here Diner Webquest  -- Make a copy & save it under YOUR NAME in Google Docs



 


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