Their Eyes Were Watching God Curriculum Unit
Performance Outcomes and Deliverables
Students study African-American vernacular dialogue, examine metaphor and imagery drawn from the natural world, analyze character and interpret experience philosophically.
Supplementary materials feature information on creating portfolios, an examination of the forward and afterward, and a final test with answer key.
- Critical thinking
- • Flexibility and adaptability
- Productivity and accountability
This is a sympathetic portrayal of a young black woman's struggles in central Florida in the early 1900s; a notable and historic example of a black fiction and a powerful evocation of feminine self-knowledge. Their Eyes Were Watching God explores sexism, race and class discrimination, and the disappointment of loveless marriages.
Includes 10 lesson plans and 20 handouts.
Aligned to Common Core State Standards (CCSS).
High school. 59 pages.
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Print Book: Spiral-bound, 8 x 11 inches.