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23 resources with the concept alice walker

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The Search for Identity

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Discover how writers express identity in their writing. Learners explore how issues of identity surface in the literature of minority writers. Scholars watch a video, read and discuss biographies, conduct research, engage in creative...
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A Black Writer in the South | American Masters: Alice Walker

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Alice Walker discusses the influence the strong women in her family and her experiences growing up on a plantation in Eatonton, Georgia had on her writing. Part of the American Masters series, the short video includes images of her...
4:12
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The Color Purple

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A clip from the documentary Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth features Walker discussing her writing process and why she chose to write The Color Purple as an epistolary novel. The resource is part of PBS' American Masters series.
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Gabrielle Union Discusses The Color Purple

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Gabrielle Union discusses the role Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Color Purple, plays in her life. She stresses the importance of readers being able to find reflections of themselves in literature.
2:20
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Resurrecting Zora Neale Hurston | American Masters: Alice Walker

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Zora Neale Hurston, her life, her work as an anthropologist recording the customs and speech of southern Black people, and her novels would have remained largely ignored if not for the efforts of Alice Walker. An American Masters video...
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Women

For Students 9th Standards
Alice Walker's poem "Women" provides ninth graders the opportunity to demonstrate their ability to identify how a writer's choice of syntax and diction contribute to the development of the theme of the work.
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Mirrors & Windows: Alice Walker’s “Everyday Use”

For Students 8th - 10th
“Mirrors” or aspects from a story that reflect a personal text-to-self connection, and “windows,” an aspect that gives insight into a different way of being, are the focus of an activity designed for Alice Walker’s story. Readers select...
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Creative Writing Unit: Analyzing, Interpreting, Discussing and Writing Various Genres of African-American Literature

For Teachers 10th - 12th
A six-week unit takes high schoolers through various works of African-American literature, including poems, plays, and short stories. The lesson plan format includes a week-by-week description of activities, goals, materials, and...
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Daughters Come of Age in Women's Fiction

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Introduce your young readers to fiction written by women authors. For each story, they explore the way these daughters discover and claim their own identities. Individually, class members use the literature to examine their role in their...
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The Color Purple: Literature Study Guide

For Students 9th - 12th
Labeled for use with The Color Purple, the templates, activities, and graphic organizers provide many opportunities for pupils to demonstrate their understanding of Alice Walker’s powerful story. Designed for use with independent reading...
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“Everyday Use,” Alice Walker: Questions for Discussion

For Students 8th - 9th
Should treasured family heirlooms be used or preserved? This resource provides readers with an opportunity to examine the actions of characters in Alice Walker’s short story, as well as their own sense of heritage. The questions could be...
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QAR for The Color Purple

For Students 9th - 12th
Have you heard of the QAR strategy? If your class is reading The Color Purple, provide them with this two-page worksheet to get them thinking. With the strategy, readers are introduced to four types of questions (right there, think and...
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Figures of Speech: Poetry of Alice Walker

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Define figures of speech with your high schoolers. They listen to you read aloud the Alice Walker poem "Did This Happen to Your Mother? Did Your Sister Throw Up a Lot?" Then they identify and analyze any figures of speech found in the...
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The Color Purple Quiz

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 15 multiple choice questions about Alice Walker's The Color Purple. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Color Purple Essay Questions

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this literature worksheet, students respond to 12 short answer and essay questions about Walker's The Color Purple. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
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The Color Purple Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature learning exercise, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about Alice Walker's The Color Purple. Students may check some of their answers online
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The Color Purple Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Alice Walker's The Color Purple. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Lady Sings the Blues

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore women and music in the 20th century. For this music lesson, students study the relationship between literature and music through The Color Purple and music by Ethel Waters, MA Rainey, Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, Ella...
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A Deeper Shade of Purple

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore the color purple. In this visual arts lesson, 3rd graders sort purple objects in various ways and create the color purple by mixing paint. Students create a purple portrait of a character from the play, Lost and Found.
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I See Purple

For Students K - 1st
In this recognizing the color purple worksheet, students create a booklet of every day objects that are the color purple. Students read 9 pages.
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Purple Cut And Paste

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this reading activity, students learn the sight word "purple" by reading 8 sentences. Students cut and paste picture cards which correspond to the sentences. Example: "Popsicles can be purple."
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School-Home Links 69

For Students K - 1st
For this learning colors worksheet, students draw and color something purple in the box. Students then practice writing and saying the word purple four times. Parents or guardians must sign the worksheet.
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"Anything We Love Can Be Saved" -- A Contemporary

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers compare authors Rachel Carson and Mary Eliza Church Terrell. They read an introduction by Alice Walker and summarize the main points. They also identify the language she uses to persuade readers. They write their own...