This lesson provides an opportunity for students to learn more about this history of book banning in the U.S., reflect on experiences they’ve had with book challenges and bans, and examine and analyze a list of challenged books.
- Students will learn more about historical and present-day book banning practices.
- Students will reflect on their own experiences with book challenges and bans.
- Students will examine why books are challenged by studying one year of the most challenged books and understand more about those challenges.
- Students will explore ideas for challenging book bans.