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Teaching Blues Ain't No Mocking Bird

Blues Ain't No Mocking Bird

"Blues Ain't No Mocking Bird" is a short story by Toni Cade Bambara written in 1971. It is told through the point of view of a young black girl in North America. Blues Ain't No Mockin Bird is about a family whose privacy is invaded by two white cameramen who are making a film for the county's food stamp program.

Toni Cade Bambara
"BLUES AIN'T NO MOCKING BIRD," COPYRIGHT © 1971 BY TONI CADE BAMBARA; FROM GORILLA, MY LOVE BY TONI CADE BAMBARA. USED BY PERMISSION OF RANDOM HOUSE, AN IMPRINT AND DIVISION OF PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE LLC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How do the characters show strength when confronting prejudice?
STANDARDS:
RL.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RL.3 - Characters & Plot

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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