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Teaching Revolutionary Art & Trailblazing Artists

Revolutionary Art & Trailblazing Artists

This Knowledge Set celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month and explores how the arts can be used to foster cultural identity and promote social change. The instruction in this set focuses on author’s craft and guides students to analyze elements of text structure, word choice, and tone. As students progress through the texts they will learn about Mexican artists who have used their craft -- acting, music, dance, and drawing -- to break down barriers in their field, unite their communities, and bring attention to political and social issues.

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RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.5 - Text Structure, RI.6 - Author's Purpose, RI.7 - Diverse Media, RI.9 - Compare Texts


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