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Thinking about Half caste by John Agard

Grade Level Grades 9-12
Resource Type Handout
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Common Core State Standards
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Resource aimed to get students thinking about this poem and its message.The poem is NOT part of the resources; but the activities are good at building the critical thinking skills. Aligned with Common Core State Standard: RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.4

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half_caste_background_work[1].rtf

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February 7, 2020
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Questions_on_half_caste[1].rtf

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February 7, 2020
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Standards

Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone).

Reviews

4.7
4 Reviews
SML Member
July 04, 2016
SML Member
January 30, 2016
really love the way it is set out. a great resource, many thanks.
SML Member
February 22, 2012
Creative thinking
Hi Discodiva <br/> <br/>I came to this following an old comment on the forums. It is a fantastic resource - thank you: A really great way to get pupils to approach it in a critical way. I love the fact that it is not just a typical Q&A worksheet. <br/>
SML Member
July 20, 2009
Half-Caste
These are very useful, thanks a million!
SML Member
April 28, 2009

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