Unit 1: From Memoir to Avatar

Over the course of this unit, we will explore a variety of texts, including Elie Wiesel's Night. But first, we will explore the idea of storytelling. Why do we tell stories? Why are they important?

September 8, 2015:  Important ideas:

  • Stories have multiple layers of meaning (not just one meaning). 
  • Stories can shape our view of people, places and things.

 In class we will view and consider the following video:

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