Mississippi Trial, 1955: Culminating Writing Project (Multi-Genre Final Portfolio)

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Designed as the final project concluding a study of Mississippi Trial, 1955, readers select a character from Crowe's novel and craft a portfolio of six entries that reveal not only aspects of the character, but similarities between the character and the writer as well.

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Instructional Ideas

  • The project menu may be used with most texts
Classroom Considerations

  • The third in a series of resources that use Christopher Crowe's novel as the anchor text
Pros

  • The assignments ask readers to make personal connections to the text
  • The list of suggested entries are designed for a variety of learning styles
Cons

  • Beware the grammar and usage errors on the assignment sheet
  • No sample entries are included