- This lesson focuses on the chapter “Chinatown” from Laurence Yep’s memoir, The Lost Garden. Students will consider the factors that contributed to Yep’s struggle to find a sense of belonging with his peers and in his community. Students will determine in what ways the essential question (In what ways does our need to feel a sense of belonging conflict with our individuality?) is relevant to Laurence Yep’s experience as he describes it in “Chinatown”.
- English Language Arts
- Middle School
- Grade 6
- Material Type:
- Lesson Plan
- Annmarie Steltzer, MSDE Admin, Kathleen Maher-Baker
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