Cultures: Asian Traditions
We will be reading four short texts as follows:
- “Blue Lightning,” available on Readworks
- “The Go-Kart,” available on Readworks
- “China’s Last Foot-Binding Survivors,” by Nina Strochlic (non-fiction)
- “Ribbons,” by Laurence Yep (fiction)
Here is the video to accompany the first article:
How to Read a Short-Story:
“The Breadwinner,” by Deborah Ellis
I would love to turn this into a full-fledged PBL event. Maybe next year?
We will be reviewing, comparing, and contrasting these three types of writing:
- argumentative essay
- info/explanatory essay
- narrative essay
We cycle through the TN State Standards throughout the year. Download them here in PDF format.