A complete set of supplemental texts to support the novel study of “Bronx Masquerade" by Nikki Grimes!
Planning on reading “Bronx Masquerade" with your class? These texts are a great way to add meaningful and thoughtful discussion to your class by exploring topics and themes present in the novel through close reading or text study.
Texts can be read throughout the novel reading to allow students to access:
Theme:““Maybe it’s time I just started being who I am.”– Devon, Bronx Masquerade
Essential Question: What are the “masks” we wear in our daily life? Are these “masks” necessary?
- 4 non-fiction articles from contemporary publications
- 1 poem
and 6 BONUS texts!