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House on Mango Street
Vocabulary words derived from several primary source documents which can be found online. (see below)

MATERIALS:

  • Text: Gaines, Ernest, A Lesson Before Dying

  • Templates & Primary Source Documents (see below)

  • The Video taping of the student's oral performances (used for performance critiquing).

PRIMARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS USED:

TEMPLATES:

Unit Overview
Essential Question
Content Standards
Activities
Homework
Technology Integration Process
Materials Used
Vocabulary
Concluding Assignment
Assessment
Teacher Commentary
Resources
Handout: Template 1
Handout: Template 2
Student Work
Project 1: Role Playing
Project 2: Documentary
Writing Sample 2
Writing Sample 3
Teacher Interview:
Lesson Before Dying
Teacher Interview:
Another Lesson
Teacher Interview:
Essential Question
Teacher Interview:
Self Esteem
Teacher Interview:
Writing & Technology
Student Interview :
Filmmakers
Video Documentary:
Capital Offenses
Student Interview :
Student Presenters
Student Performance:
Martin Luther King Jr.
Student Performanc :
Jackie Robinson
Student Performance:
Maya Angelou
Student Interview:
Reflections



Urban Dreams
OUSD Curriculum Unit
A Lesson Before Dying
by Ernest Gaines
Subject: English/ELD
Grade Level: 9th

Lesson Plan Author:
Mary Scott
School: Skyline High School
Organization: OUSD