In the Time of the Butterflies: Culture and History

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Continue your study of In the Time of the Butterflies with this second activity in a series of ten. Pupils participate in an exploration of the setting Julia Alvarez creates, a discussion about truth and fiction and their reading from the night before, and a writing assignment based on how the novel begins and how the characters are described.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Classroom Considerations

  • The lesson does list engaging activities and strong questions, but does not provide additional scaffolding that may benefit some individuals
Pros

  • Includes a homework assignment to keep class members on track with the reading paired with a question for contemplation as they read
  • Discussion questions and writing prompts are thought-provoking
Cons

  • None