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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, theory and themes
practice vocabulary, grammar and linking words in writing
Part 1. The Color Purple reading vocabulary
Part 2. Read The Color Purple, pages 275-286
Part 3. Writing exercise: theory and themes
Exit ticket & homework.
Match the vocabulary with the Swedish translation
Time for the activity: ~5-10 minutes
Instruction: Match the English vocabulary with the Swedish translations.
As a group,
we read The Color Purple
Time for the exercise: 30 minutes
Acrostic writing spells out a word, forming the first letter of each line.
First, decide on a postcolonial theory or a theme as your main word:
Ambivalence, exoticism, eurocentrism, colonial education, hybridity, mimicry or otherness.
Sisterhood, abuse, racism, sexism, gender roles, religion or society.
Write a short comparison between postcolonialism and the theme.
What important events include both?
What questions do you have that relate to them both?
Aim for 100-200 words.
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
" .. was something I learned from the discussion."