Teacher Guide

Between the World and Me Lesson Plan

Notes to the Teacher

Between the World and Me is a fascinating work of narrative memoir that examines many race-related current events and cultural trends in the United States during and since the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. Coates references numerous historical events, cultural figures, and influential authors with whom students may have varying levels of familiarity, so most classes would benefit from integrating this book with a broader exploration the United States's history with race and race relations. Some of the Classroom Activities include ideas for extending the activities into larger unites or topics for exploration.

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