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:
read The Color Purple
discuss the events and characters
practice vocabulary, grammar and linking words in writing
Part 1. The Color Purple reading vocabulary
Part 2. Read The Color Purple.
Part 3. Acrostic writing exercise.
Exit ticket + homework
Time for the exercise: ~5 minutes
Att lyncha (hänga)
Turn to a classmate and tell about:
something at which you are skilled or you have a certain aptitude for
a time when you had to deal with something hard or cumbersome
a situation where you could have been in trouble or as if you would be lynched
As a group,
we read The Color Purple
Time for the exercise: 20 minutes + you may continue working at home
Acrostic writing spells out a character name, forming the first letter of each line.
Please see our example using the character Nettie.
Your task is to pick either Celie, Nettie or Mr. Albert
Write a short character and event description. Aim for 100-200 words.
Who is the characters and what important events have occured?
What questions do you have that you want to know more about?
What do you think will happen next?
Try to use the linking words that we have learned:
Elaboration: such as, for instance, as well, in addition, furthermore, moreover
Cause and effect: due to, therefore, on the condition that, consequently, in order to
Compare and contrast: in comparison, in contrast to, however, despite, whereas
"Today, .. was easy, but .. was challenging."
Hand-in your acrostic writing by the 24th.