Day 5

In the Time of the Butterflies Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Understanding the Mirabal sisters

    Kind of Activity:

    Long-term Project


    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 fourth day of the activity, simply check for student understanding of the activity and what their groups still need to research for their assigned sister to have a complete picture of the sister's life, legacy, and literary portrayal....

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