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Cops and Robbers Clyde, Capone, Kascynski, and Beyond Or "Zoinks, Holy Crime and Punishment, Batman"

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An Integrated, Interdisciplinary, Thematic Unit Exploring Crime Through Literature and the Arts The study of crime is important because it provides a high interest, real world context in which students can demonstrate the following characteristics of a literate individual as identified in the Michigan Curriculum Framework:
- Communicates skillfully and effectively through printed, visual, auditory, and technological media in the home, school, community, and workplace;
- Thinks analytically and creatively about important themes, concepts, and ideas;
- Uses the English language arts to identify and solve problems;
- Uses the English language arts to understand and appreciate the commonalities and differences within social, cultural, and linguistic communities;
- Understands and appreciates the aesthetic elements of oral, visual, and written texts;
- Uses the English language arts to develop insights about human experiences;
- Uses the English language arts to develop the characteristics of lifelong learners and workers, such as curiosity, persistence, flexibility, and reflection; and
- connects knowledge from all curriculum areas to enhance understanding of the world.