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ESL- Unit Themes


  1. What is a community?  Who makes a community?  What types of communities are there?
  2. What are the dynamics of a community?
  3. What are some local community issues we face today?
  4. What are possible solutions to these issues?


  1. Read and discuss the themes found in "Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry" by Mildred Taylor
  2. Analyze characters by asking the question, "What are their actions and motives in the book?"
  3. Create dialogue using actual book characters pertaining to a certain situation.
  4. Discuss the implications of social injustices in 1930's and today's world.
  5. Self reflection of own character.