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Activity for Le Génie du Manguier

Activity for Le Génie du Manguier

In this jigsaw activity, a group of 20 students will read a French language short story entitled "Le Génie du Manguier." Students will then split up into four smaller groups of five students each and do a classic jigsaw activity. Each group will receive its own task to do for homework. Group one will re-read the text to study the role of women; group two will study the role of men; group three will study the active role of spirits; and group four will examine the role of nature. Back in the classroom, new groups will form jigsaw-style, with one member of each of the previous groups at each of the four tables. The new groups then have a discussion in which they weave together all the major themes of the story including all the varying perspectives.Activity authored by Laura Franklin,... Show More


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