The Segregated (United) States
Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to put the book’s events and characters in their specific sociopolitical context. Students will be able to better consider life from Richard's perspective.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.2, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.7, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.4
One of the defining features of Richard's world is its harshly enforced segregation. Though young Richard is largely ignorant of segregation and racism, by chapter 6 both social constructs make their presence known. Strict separation of the races, along with the...
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