Read excerpts from"Becoming" by Michelle Obama with your students!
In this excerpt, Obama discusses her inability to respond when asked why she talks “like a white girl”. This lesson will explore code-switching between African American Vernacular English and Standard American English.
Excerpt Topic: Code-Switching
-7 Guided Reading Questions
-3 Critical Thinking Questions
View & Respond Activity: White Flight
2 You Tube Video Links
5 Viewing Questions