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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Narrative Structure and Perspectives in Toni Morrison's Beloved
|Grades||11 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Three 50-minute sessions|
Grades 5 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Students explore the different facets of complexity in the compelling first-person narrator in Sharon Draper's Out of My Mind.
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
This interactive tool allows students to create Venn diagrams that contain two or three overlapping circles, enabling them to organize their information logically.
Grades K – 12 | Calendar Activity |  February 1
Students come together with family and friends to take part in a read-in of books by African American authors and report their results.
Grades 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  February 18
After retelling a familiar fable, students discover the differences in one of Morrison's retellings of a fable.
Grades K – 12 | Printout | Graphic Organizer
Students use this graphic organizer to describe similarities and differences between three objects or ideas.
Grades 6 – 12 | Strategy Guide
This guide provides strategies for choosing text that is appropriate for close reading and to plan for instruction.