English 7 Homeless Project - from Scholastic Scope Magazine November 2013


Mastery Objective: Students will be able to  integrate key ideas from multiple texts (fiction and nonfiction) to evaluate the state of homelessness in the U. S.  

Directions:  See the 'Homeless Project Checklist' link below for details. See the 'Homeless Sequence of Events' link for due dates and deadlines.

Resources: 

 'I Was Homeless' article 

'I Was Homeless' audio file 

Scholastic Scope Video Archive - View 'I Lived in a Truck' video

A Story About a Homeless Man by Zaraclaymime, Chicago, IL

Homeless by Anna Quindlen 

Excerpt from 'The House on Mango Street' by Sandra Cisneros

Activity Sheets

Homelessness in America 

Close-Reading Questions 

Excerpt from 'The Great Gilly Hopkins' and Focus Questions 

Management Resources

Homeless Sequence of Events 

Homeless Project Checklist 

Scoring Guide 

 Venn Diagram 

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