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Sherman Alexie in the Classroom: "This is not a silent movie. Our voices will save our lives."

by Christa Umphrey, Anna Baldwin and Heather Bruce

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Sherman Alexie in the Classroom: "This is not a silent movie. Our voices will save our lives."

Grades 8 – 12
Type Book
Pages 146
Published June 2008
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English

 

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This volume in NCTE's High School Literature Series examines ways to teach the works of Alexie, including his film Smoke Signals; the short story collection The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven; several of Alexie's poems; the novels Reservation Blues and Flight; and the National Book Award winner The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian.

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Sherman Alexie was born in 1966.

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  October 7

Sherman Alexie was born in 1966.

Students imagine they have been asked to participate in a museum exhibit, take photos/videos of a significant location, and write or record reflections. Students can also create an exhibit from something they have read.