The Social Worlds Unit was built around th Coming of Age anthology of short stories about teen experiences. Some of the materials and handouts the teachers used to structure student work are below. Also below are some of the teachers' artifacts in response to the short story "And Summer is Gone." The first week of the unit explored this story with students through the experience of the teachers' response artifacts.
Social Worlds Analysis Form
Final Project Guide
"And Summer is Gone" Artifacts
Romance Movie using excerpts from teen magazines (Jamie Myers)
New verses for "Dear Abby" sung by Amy Taylor
Magazine Ads emphasizing style and friends (Kelly Bertoty)
Journal Entries from characters year's later (Carol Paul)