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Breaching the Gulf Between Cultures

Grade Level Grades 6-12
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Students delve further into the dynamics, the challenges, and the rewards of adjusting to a new culture, as illustrated by the author's account of his father's coming to terms with Sri Lankan customs. Aligned to Common Core State Standards: RL.6.1, RL.7.1, RL.8.1 ,W.6.4, W.7.4, W.8.4, RL.9-10.1 , RL.9-10.2 , RL.9-10.6

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Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.
Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature.

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2 Reviews
I like the use of the carousel activity. Also the reading of an account of another cultural and writing in response to it.
rebwade
December 14, 2013
Students write journals about adjusting to new cultures.
schmidtsue1
May 17, 2013

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