A Long Way Gone - Summer Reading Unit
This summer reading unit starts our year off in Sophomore English with this inquiry question: How do our perspectives of ourselves and of our world affect our own self -image and our attitudes and perceptions of others? We will focus on this question, as well the IB- MYP key concepts of perspective and connections, while discussing the powerful memoir, creating a character mandala while determining major symbols, analyzing conflict, and identifying theme. We will synthesize this mandala into a cohesive analytical paragraph using direct quotations from the novel. The IB-MYP global context used for this unit will be orientation in time and space.
*** Since I use some of my files year to year, all documents may not have the correct due date. Please consult lesson plans, original handout from class, or edmodo for corrected due dates.
Important Documents for this Unit
Mrs. Waugh's example
Stick figure example