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Teaching Oaxaca's revolutionary street art

Oaxaca's revolutionary street art

A renaissance of political printmaking seeks to counter cultural domination and give voice to the disenfranchised.\n<br><br>\n<i><u>Revolutionary Art & Trailblazing Artists (Text 5)</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 final article in this set focuses on how street artists in Mexico are using their work to challenge policies that they believe are negatively impacting their communities. As students read, encourage them to reflect on how art can unite communities and promote social and political change.</i>\n<br><br>\n<a href="https://files.activel

Michael Graham de La Rosa & Samuel Gilbert
Al Jazeera

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Is art an effective tool for fostering cultural identity and promoting social change?
STANDARDS:
RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.5 - Text Structure

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,4
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