Homeless Project Checklist

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Homeless Project Checklist for:___________________
After completing this project, you will have demonstrated that you are able to:
 integrate key ideas from multiple texts (fiction and nonfiction)
 evaluate the state of homelessness by comparing how a fictional text and a nonfiction
text portray the same subject
 express personal ideas using a variety of forms (incl. poetry, drama, narrations, and
personal essay).
You may choose one of the following options to complete your project:
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personal essay
drama
Glogster
Web page
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poem
PowerPoint presentation
Digital short
Another idea that’s preapproved with teacher
Texts you MUST include in your presentation:
Nonfiction
Fiction
 “Homeless” by Anna Quindlen
 Excerpt from The Great Gilly Hopkins
 “I Was Homeless” Scholastic article
 Excerpt from The House on Mango
Street
Choose ONE additional text to include:
Nonfiction
 “I Lived in a Truck”(video)
Fiction
 “Story about a Homeless Man”
Information you MUST include in your presentation:
 Your personal definition of “homeless”
 Text features (data display, infographic, headings, bold/italicized/underlined words,
etc.)
 Quotations from the “MUST include texts”
 A wrap-up to summarize shift in your thoughts from beginning of project to the end
 Examination of how author creates the mood/tone to show homelessness
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