The first trip spawned from an exposé Thompson was writing for Rolling Stone magazine about the Mexican-American television journalist Rubén Salazar, whom officers of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department had shot and killed with a tear gas grenade fired at close range during the National Chicano Moratorium March against the Vietnam War in 1970. (wikipedia)
NYS Common Core ELA Standards 4.RL.3: Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text. Charlotte's Web is a popular book that is read in the fourth grade. There are many activities and assignments that go along with this book. One assignment could be to have the students describe Charlotte's character and her role that she played for Wilbur.