Belonging to a Movement: One Crazy Summer

Lesson 13
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ELA

Unit 5

5th Grade

Lesson 13 of 30

Objective


Defend if Delphine should have been allowed to read the Black Panther paper and why, and why the newspapers were crucial for the success of the Black Panther Party.

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Target Task


Writing Prompt

When Delphine was counting newspapers, she was intrigued by the contents of the paper. 

Based on the papers you analyzed today, should Delphine have been allowed to read the papers? Defend why or why not. 

Why were the newspapers crucial for the success of the Black Panther Party?

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Key Questions


  • How do the pictures help spread the Black Panthers’ mission? What does the party want its readers to understand by looking at the pictures? Give specific examples. 
  • How do the comics and art help spread the Black Panthers’ mission? What does the party want its readers to understand by looking at the comics? Give specific examples. 
  • What does the party want its readers to understand by reading the articles? Give specific examples.

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Common Core Standards


  • RI.5.3 — Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.
  • W.5.1 — Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information

Supporting Standards

L.5.6
SL.5.1
W.5.10
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