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The Conditioned

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Discover the lovely story of Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho with your class. Over the course of the lesson, pupils practice descriptive writing, write short narratives, collaborate in small groups, watch a powerful short film about Raimundo, and analyze a quote from one of the poems in the video. The plan is well-sequenced and lists many activities to keep learners engaged for the full lesson.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Since the video is brief, you can encourage your class to find out more about this story through research
  • Read a few of Raimundo's poems together to extend the lesson
Classroom Considerations
  • The narration is a bit quiet in the video, so make sure you can adjust the volume accordingly
  • Some learners may need additional scaffolding built in
  • The video is incredibly moving and provides a rich medium for discussion
  • Includes a homework assignment and questions to ask your students to spark their ideas about the topic
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