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Exploring A Real World Application Of Theme

Unit 3: House on Mango Street Part II
Lesson 4 of 13

Objective: SWBAT explore and discuss an incidence of potential stereotyping in the real world by reading the essay "What Great Writers Can Teach Us About Trayvon Martin" from Salon.com.

Big Idea: Taking a theme off the pages, out of the classroom, and allowing students to explore its implications.

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