PEARSON ADULT LEARNING CENTRE
Literature and Composition
About Ourselves: Feeling “Out of Place”
April 29, 2005
This week, we will discuss times we have felt
“out of place” in a new environment. After our discussion, we
will write a paragraph using an anecdote to illustrate our
- Take the fill-in-the-blank vocabulary quiz
on “Black Elk Speaks.”
- Hand in your vocabulary sentences to the
teacher. The teacher will share some sentences for correction.
- Do the group work and writing with the help
of your teacher.
one or more times that you felt “out of place” (like Black Elk
does in New York, for example).
fellow students the anecdote (little story). Let them ask you
for more details. Write down the details other students are
interesting in knowing more about.
your anecdote. Write a good topic sentence for your paragraph.
share our topic sentences at the end of the class.
your paragraph on the topic, feeling “out of place.”
your homework to class on Friday, May 6.
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