Teacher Guide

Between the World and Me Lesson Plan

Study Objectives

If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:

  1. 1

    Students will be able to analyze the historical and cultural framing for Between the World and Me.

  2. 2

    Students will be able to understand the important events and turning points in Ta-Nehisi Coates's life, and the lives of the other important individuals in the book.

  3. 3

    Students will be able to understand the elements of Coates’s life and experiences that have shaped his worldview and his writings.

  4. 4

    Students will be able to analyze and discuss, both individually and as a class, the notable ideas and important themes in Between the World and Me.

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