Shocking Rituals of the Nacirema

Unit 4: Literary: Point of View and Perspective in Short Fiction and Non-Fiction
Lesson 3 of 6

Objective: SWBAT identify and explain Miner's perspective that American culture is as strange as any observed by anthropologists by reading the story in pairs and participating in discussion of the text.

Big Idea: How would you describe the rituals of our everyday, American lives? This essay takes a surprising tack.

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English / Language Arts, Literature, structure (Composition Basics), structure, point of view, perspective, narration, american born chinese, la brea tar pit, coming of, identity
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history of the indian tribes of north america
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