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Teaching An anonymous psych patient is now acclaimed as a master artist of the immigrant experience

An anonymous psych patient is now acclaimed as a master artist of the immigrant experience

A Mexican immigrant who was institutionalized in mental hospitals in Northern California for more than 30 years is now considered by some critics to be one of the best artists of the 20th century.\n<br><br>\n<i><u>Revolutionary Art & Trailblazing Artists (Text 3)</u> -- This text is part of a Knowledge Set celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month as students explore how the arts can be used to share one's culture and promote social change. As students read about the work and life of Martin Ramirez in this text, they will learn about some of the challenges that many immigrants face as they move to new countries. Encourage students to pay attention to the author's word choice and the detail

Gisele Regatao
Global Voices

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How does Ramirez's story and work shed life on the challenges faced by many immigrants?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.5 - Text Structure

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2
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