Friday, March 12, 2010

The Wizard of Oz as an Allegory
I just did this w. my students last week. I have found talking about the gold and silver standards, Wm Jennings Bryan, industrialization and farmers as a lot for a unit - but telling the kids the real meaning behind the Wizard of Oz makes it all soooo easy for the kids to get. Here is one interpretation that I like, but here are more.

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