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Assessing Cultural Relevance: Exploring Personal Connections to a Text
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Six 50-minute sessions|
Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Through this lesson, students will learn how to use the literary term "allusion" in discussing how and why authors and artists draw on and transform subject material.
Grades 9 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  September 18
Students brainstorm the kinds of stories they know and where these stories come from. Students return to these questions as they begin reading Hurston's novel.