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.


 '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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