A Raisin in the Sun

Censored Texts

Curriculum Embedded Task
Inquiry By Design, Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE)
Dennie Wolf
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English / Language Arts
High (9-12)

This task asks students to consider whether texts should be edited in order to remove potentially offensive content.

An examination of opinion pieces about the editing of "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain is followed by a comparison reading of two versions of a scene from...