The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Unit plan: essential questions, 5-week timeline, daily lesson plans, related nonfiction articles, graphic organizers, final project, assessment rubrics. 20 pages; word processor required for access.

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Booktalk, 8 discussion questions, and related titles for 6th grade and up.

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Summary, pre-reading activities, vocabulary, character analysis, discussion questions, cross-curricular and extension activities. Downloadable handouts require Adobe Reader.

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Resources from the "One Book, One Philadelphia" project in 2011. Includes essential questions, biography, printable handouts, background/historical information, discussion questions, graphic organizers, possible assessments, related links, related nonfiction articles. 24 pages; Adobe Reader required.

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Teaching Support Kit
Introductory booktalk, re-reading research questions, themes, motifs, and symbols, character analysis (mapping) activities, chapter-by-chapter questions, post-reading discussion questions, writing prompts, topics for oral presentations, essay topics. 19 pages; Adobe Reader required.

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Packet for summer reading for incoming freshmen. Includes Pre-reading, vocabulary, responding to quotations, responding to a poem about bullying, 7 other activities that respond to reading. 26 pages; Adobe Reader required.

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

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