Understanding the Mirabal sisters
Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to: BR*Conduct brief research about each of the Mirabal sisters, BR*Discuss how the real-life sisters might be different than Alvarez's portrayals of them, and BR*Present their findings to the class.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.9-10.2
For the second day of the activity, you may wish to re-introduce the topic by modeling analysis of another sister, or using the same sister and different material from the day's reading assignment.
Next, have small groups continue research and...
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