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Teaching I hope my neighbor plays Beyoncé tonight

I hope my neighbor plays Beyoncé tonight

I don’t know most of the neighbors in my four-story apartment building, but I can hear them. Often, these sounds are annoying: doors slamming, the incessant beep from a neglected fire alarm battery, a family quarrel in the hallway, overhead thuds that wake me up at night.

Amber C. Snider
The New York Times

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What does isolation teach us about human connection?
STANDARDS:
RL.2 - Main Ideas, RL.3 - Characters & Plot

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3,4
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