Welcome! Please consider how your attitude affects your and other students experience of the lesson.
Be respectful, come prepared with relevant material and show interest in order to have the best possible educational experience.
During the course of this lesson, you will:
test your knowledge of postcolonial theory
read The Color Purple
discuss the events and characters
Part 1. Postcolonial theory mini-test
Part 2. Read The Color Purple, pages 79-117
Part 3. Group discussion
Exit ticket & homework.
Postcolonial theory mini-test. Please wait for the Quizlet code.
Clabber - surmjölk
Flustered - förvirrad
Aplenty - gott om, i mängd
Affliction - lidande, sjukdom
Kinky - krulligt
Reckon - att förmoda, att gissa
Missionary - missionär
Downtrodden - förtryckt
Thimble - fingerborg
Boater - en platt halmhatt
Gored - stånga ihjäl
Dredged - ta upp något otrevligt som glömts bort
Drooped - hängande eller framåtlutande
Clerical - prästlig, relaterat till kyrkan
Seining - hängande fiskenät
Rassle - att brottas
Time for the activity: 15 minutes
Once done reading, we will discuss what you have read and take notes on your whiteboard.
Together with your classmates, you will assume either the role of summariser, questioner, clarifier or predictor.
Summariser: What happened? What were the most important events and characters?
Questioner: What was unclear while reading this part of the book? What do you wonder about?
Clarifier: Try to answer the Questioner. E.g., events or words that you do not understand or know.
Predictor: What do you think will happen next? How did you come to that conclusion?
You are encouraged to be active to make the text more comprehensible.
You will have have a template to use where you fill out the boxes as you discuss. This helps in practicing your writing skills.
"My first impressions of the book are .."
Repeat the postcolonial theory as needed.