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Teaching From the favelas: rising up through arts and sport in Brazil

From the favelas: rising up through arts and sport in Brazil

Both sport and the arts contribute to a distinctive Brazilian national identity, but there the association often ends. But in innovative social programs, arts and sport are now being used collaboratively to tackle Brazil’s extreme social issues.\n<br><br>\n<i><u>Revolutionary Art & Trailblazing Artists (Text 4)</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. The next two articles in this set focus on how arts are being used to address some of the social challenges in Latin American countries. In this article, students will learn about some of the challenges f

Keith Parry
The Conversation

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How can participating in the arts better the lives of individuals and improve communities?
STANDARDS:
RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.6 - Author's Purpose

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2,3
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