Everything you need to understand or teach Sing For Your Life by Daniel Bergner.
Sing for Your Life is a biography about Ryan Speedo Green, an African American who grew up in a poor area, suffered an abusive childhood, was sent to a facility for violent kids, then changed his life and became an opera singer at the Met. Largely told from the third person point of view, this book describes his experiences and perseverance. It delves into themes of overcoming one’s past, race and culture, parent-child relationships, memory, and appearances.
Sing For Your Life Lesson Plans contain 161 pages of teaching material, including: