Lesson ECP-10

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Learning outcomes

During the course of this lesson, you will:

  • prepare your essay sheet

  • summarise the main events and characters from The Color Purple

  • compare the events and characters with post-colonial theory

  • make a personal connection

Lesson outline

Essay preparation

Exit ticket & Homework.

Essay preparation

Essay preparation

Use the sheet in order to add information that you want to bring with you to the test. Furethermore, use the sheet as a checklist to ensure that you have included:

  • Postcolonial theory

  • Characters and themes

  • Linking words

  • A personal connection

During the test, you will be asked to write an essay where you summarise, compare and contrast, and discuss a personal connection with the narrative events in The Color Purple and postcolonial theory.

  • The word count is 400-800 words.

  • The sheet may include 50 words per box, to a total of 200 words.

  • The test is written on your computer, using Digiexam.

Assessment and grading

Please note that you will not receive a single grade. Your essay will be assessed using the success criteria as seen here.

You will receive four separate assessments based on the skills we have practiced:

  • Reading comprehension

  • Adaption to context and the task

  • Writing skills

  • Discussion

Exit ticket

"To be prepared for the essay, I will ..."


No homework.