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Tasks - The Bean Trees

Discuss, Present or Write

  1. Taylor travels from Pittman, Kentucky to Tucson, Arizona. On her way, she stops in the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma. Use the information given in the story to map her journey. Use “my map” on Google Maps to do so. Explain what happens in the different places. If you want to learn more, you could include information that will make the journey (and the story) even more interesting.

    Watch the video How to create a "My Map" in Google Maps to get started. Google Maps

  2. Make a visual presentation of the Cherokee Nation. Include facts about the Trail of Tears.
  3. Write an article about the Sanctuary movement.
  4. What happened to Turtle? Write her story.
  5. The Bean Trees deals with the theme of being an outsider. In what ways are various characters outsiders? What does this suggest about what it takes to be an insider? How does feeling like an outsider affect one's life?
  6. The police have just arrested 30 illegal immigrants. You are working as a journalist in the Tucson Paper. Write a news article about the incident. Include some background information.
  7. List the social issues that Kingsolver presents in The Bean Trees and explain how these issues affect the lives of the novel's characters. Write an essay.

    To learn more about the novel, the Cherokee Nation and the Sanctuary movement, look at CliffsNotes

Learning content

A nation of immigrants

What is core content and additional content?
SubjectEmne

Fagstoff

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    Immigration and Population

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    Waves of Immigration

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    Melting Pot and Salad Bowl

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    On the Way to the Melting Pot

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    Norwegian Immigration

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    Immigrants and Refugees

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    Two Kinds (Short Story)

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    Carl Sandburg: Chicago

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    Native Americans Today

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    Native Americans - Forced Removal

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    Native Americans - The Trail of Tears

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    Tony's Story (Short Story)

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    The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

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    The Bean Trees (Novel Excerpt)

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    The Last Leaf (Short Story)

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    The Kite Runner (Novel Excerpt)

  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    Harrison Bergeron (Radio Play)

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    Easy text - Immigration and Population

    Additional content is a subject that is not on the curriculum
    AdditionalTilleggstoff
  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    Easy text - The Melting Pot

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    AdditionalTilleggstoff
  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    Immigrant Stories

    Additional content is a subject that is not on the curriculum
    AdditionalTilleggstoff
  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    Ellis Island

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    AdditionalTilleggstoff
  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    African Americans Today

    Additional content is a subject that is not on the curriculum
    AdditionalTilleggstoff
  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    Easy text - Native Americans

    Additional content is a subject that is not on the curriculum
    AdditionalTilleggstoff
  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    Native Americans - Ancestral Voices

    Additional content is a subject that is not on the curriculum
    AdditionalTilleggstoff
  • SubjectMaterialFagstoff

    In Pursuit of a Dream

    Additional content is a subject that is not on the curriculum
    AdditionalTilleggstoff
SubjectEmne

Oppgaver og aktiviteter

SubjectEmne

Kildemateriale

  • SharedResourceDelte ressurser

    Million Dollar Baby (Film)

  • SharedResourceDelte ressurser

    The Pursuit of Happyness (Film)

    Additional content is a subject that is not on the curriculum
    AdditionalTilleggstoff