In this unit, students will read The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian while meeting the learning targets of theme, character development, conflict, and use of literary devices. They will apply their knowledge by creating several artifacts to represent their learning.
This lesson was created by Renste Moeller as part of the Nebraska ESUCC Special Project Digital Age Skills.
After reading “The Most Dangerous Game” students will comb through the text to pull out the best examples of imagery from the story. They will work together in groups of three to collect five examples (per person) of imagery. Students must be able to see each other’s examples, so they don’t repeat them, but also help each other identify which imagery is being documented.
In this unit students will …
Define, identify, analyze, and effectively use four persuasive techniques.
Define, identify, analyze, and effectively use persuasive rhetoric.
Effectively use the writing process to create a persuasive essay and persuade the reader of their position on an established topic.
Extend their knowledge of persuasive techniques and rhetoric to create a real-world multimedia product using or teaching persuasion.