Lesson 1 (from Part I, Chapter 1, Bloody Edgefield)
Part I, Chapter 1, Bloody Edgefield
Fox Butterfield wrote "All God's Children: The Bosket Family and the American Tradition of Violence" in 1995 after a 30 year career working for "The New York Times." Butterfield has received wide criticism for his discussions on the paradox of crime rates. The objective of this lesson is to examine the author of "All God's Children: The Bosket Family and the American Tradition of Violence," Fox Butterfield.
1) Pair Work: Library Research:
a) Biography: Students should find information on Fox Butterfield, including when he was born, his family life, who he married, his education and career, and where he served as a bureau chief, and what books he wrote. Students should summarize the information found in a 1-2 paragraph biography.
b) Outline: Students should outline the books written by Fox Butterfield and write a 2-3 sentence summary of each book.
2) Class Discussion: Who...
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