Objective: SWBAT make text to text connections & text to self connections in preparation for our novel.
Do Now: Google Classroom (10 min)
ADVERSITY-(n.) difficulties; misfortune
Using the definition of adversity, what are some of the adversities people face when living on a reservation? Think back to the New York Times Article we read.
Whole Class: 50 min
Recall details from NYT article and complete Venn Diagram chart.
Who is our author-Sherman Alexie?
Complete Venn Diagram making text to text connections between articles read Monday and Wednesday.
Essential Question: How does adversity shape our identity?
Collaborative: 30 min
With a partner, complete graphic organizer defining what are factors that make-up your identity & and what are various forms of adversity?
Exit Ticket: 10 min
Google Classroom: Having learned what adversity is, what are some forms of adversity you've faced in your life? Or maybe someone close to you? How did it affect them?