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Teaching How It Feels to Be Colored Me

How It Feels to Be Colored Me

An essay written in 1928 detailing Hurston's childhood experiences growing up black in Eatonville, Florida.

Zora Neale Hurston
Public Domain

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.4 - Key Terms & Tone, RL.3 - Characters & Plot

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,4
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