Daily Lessons for Teaching Mama Lola: A Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn

Karen McCarthy Brown
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Objective: In Chapter 1 - Joseph Binbin Mauvant, begins with a fictitious story about Joseph Binbin Mauvant. This lesson will discuss the events in this chapter.

1) Class Discussion: Describe the events in this chapter.

Small Group Activity: Choose one of the characters from this chapter for whom to create a KWL chart.

Class Discussion: Discuss the students' KWL charts and create a class KWL chart for each character.

Individual Activity: Research Haiti's culture and history. How long has Haiti been a country? What important events have taken place in its history? What led to a Vodou culture? What are other important aspects of Haiti's culture?

Class Discussion: Discuss the students' research. What does Haiti have in common with the U.S. and U.S. culture? How is Haiti similar and different to other countries near it?

Homework: How is this chapter important? How does it, along with the...

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