Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid
In the midst of a family crisis one late evening, white blogger Alix Chamberlain calls her African American babysitter, Emira, asking her to take toddler Briar to the local market for distraction. There, the security guard accuses Emira of kidnapping Briar, and Alix's efforts to right the situation turn out to be good intentions selfishly mismanaged. - Goodreads.com
The lesson plan unit focuses on living and dating in a time of racial conflict.
•Students will write research-backed multi-paragraph expository or persuasive essays.
•Students will be able to discuss and write about what does it mean to be “white” or “black”?
•Students will be able to discuss and write about race and expectations and their effect relationships?
•Students will be able to discuss and write on how race and class conscious have an impact on the American Experience.
•Students will make a presentation for their own “personal branding.”
•Students will demonstrate an understanding of forces or issues that divide the people of the United States of America.
•Students will suggest possible ways to unify the people of the United States of America.