An Unjust Sentence
Kind of Activity:
Examine how contemporary issues in the US justice system are represented in the text.
Common Core Standards:
Why and how was Stanley sent to Camp Green Lake? Discuss the philosophy behind sending “bad boys” to Camp Green Lake. You may want to remind your students of the Thought Question regarding the following quote: “If you take a bad boy and make him dig a hole every day in the hot sun, it will turn him into a good boy. That was what some people thought.”
Have your students form small groups. In their groups, students should discuss the following...
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