Motherhood in 'Sweetness'

In this lesson, we will be analysing what Sweetness is like as a mother figure for Lula Ann as well as revising some of the key terms we have been learning throughout the unit so far. This lesson covers race and discrimination. If this is a sensitive topic to you, we recommend checking with a trusted adult before starting or doing the lesson with a trusted adult nearby.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which of the following is an example of a metaphor?

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Q2.Why does Louis feel a sense of fear when he first sees Lula Ann?

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Q3.What does 'Sweetness' want her daughter to call her?

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Q4.What is irony?

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Q5.Why is Sweetness' name ironic?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of the following is an example of a metaphor?

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Q2.Why does Louis feel a sense of fear when he first sees Lula Ann?

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Q3.What does 'Sweetness' want her daughter to call her?

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Q4.What is irony?

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Q5.Why is Sweetness' name ironic?

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4 - Motherhood in 'Sweetness'

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Q1.A moment where our expectations are reversed is called what?

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Q2.Why does Sweetness want Lula Ann to call her 'Sweetness'?

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Q3.Which term is defined as 'prejudice or discrimination against individuals who are dark skinned, typically, but not exclusively, among people of the same ethnic or racial group'?

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Q4.What is 'the practice of discriminating against people based on their race or ethnic background' called?

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Q5.Instead of a motherly figure to Lula Ann, Sweetness is more of a what?

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4 - Motherhood in 'Sweetness'

Complete the quiz to find out how much you have understood from today's lesson:

Q1.A moment where our expectations are reversed is called what?

1/5

Q2.Why does Sweetness want Lula Ann to call her 'Sweetness'?

2/5

Q3.Which term is defined as 'prejudice or discrimination against individuals who are dark skinned, typically, but not exclusively, among people of the same ethnic or racial group'?

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Q4.What is 'the practice of discriminating against people based on their race or ethnic background' called?

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Q5.Instead of a motherly figure to Lula Ann, Sweetness is more of a what?

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Lesson summary: Motherhood in 'Sweetness'

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