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A Collection of Resources for Teaching Social Justice | Cult of Pedagogy. Educational Video Center | Stealing Home: Gentrification in Washington Heights. A Collection of Resources for Teaching Social Justice | Cult of Pedagogy. Lesson Plans | ADL. National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies: Chapter 2—The Themes of Social Studies | National Council for the Social Studies. Standards Main Page Executive Summary Preface Introduction Thematic Strands Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of culture and cultural diversity. Human beings create, learn, share, and adapt to culture. The study of culture examines the socially transmitted beliefs, values, institutions, behaviors, traditions and way of life of a group of people; it also encompasses other cultural attributes and products, such as language, literature, music, arts and artifacts, and foods.

Cultures are dynamic and change over time. Through experience, observation, and reflection, students will identify elements of culture as well as similarities and differences among cultural groups across time and place. In schools, this theme typically appears in units and courses dealing with geography, history, sociology, and anthropology, as well as multicultural topics across the curriculum. Studying the past makes it possible for us to understand the human story across time. Young Men's Work Complete Collection -- Hazelden. Show Less >> Created for young men ages 14-19, this updated 26-session curriculum helps break the cycle of violence from generation to generation. -Essential resource for schools, community agencies, and juvenile corrections programs helps young men examine inner influences of anger, fear, and frustration that lead to aggressive behavior.

-Teaches at-risk or delinquent young men to solve problems without resorting to violence. -Helps young men explore many issues - healthy relationships, self-destructive behavior, alcohol and drug abuse, being allies to young women, and community responsibility. -Comprehensive program includes dramatic 27-minute video, student handouts, and a facilitator's guide to maximize the benefits offered through this program. Young Men's Work Complete Collection includes: 1- Facilitator's Guide 11 - Handbooks 1 - DVD, 26 min., cc This document is available as a free download for your use. ESL Curriculum Exemplars. The Best Multilingual & Bilingual Sites For Math, Social Studies, & Science. Having academic content available in the native language of English Language Learners is valuable for several reasons.

One, it’s useful for teachers who use the widely-respected and thoroughly researched teaching method called “Preview, View, Review.” In this instructional strategy, the teacher first provides students with a quick introduction to the lesson in the native language; then the lesson is given in English; and, finally, a short summary is provided in the student’s first language.

Two, it’s extraordinarily helpful in providing parents of English Language Learners accessible knowledge of what their children is being taught. This gives many parents who are not able to speak English the ability to better know what is happening in the classroom. And, three, students can access the materials — sometimes in class or at home — so they can develop a greater understanding of the subject matter and develop more self-confidence. Harcourt provides a K-6 curriculum in English and in Spanish. Welcome Students, Teachers and Parents. Current events, lesson plans, quizzes, assessments. System44 READ180 ResearchFoundation EnglishLearners 2009. AP%20question%20 %202. Point%20of%20View. Open-ended Questions for Advanced Placement Literature, 1970-2008. Open-ended Questions for Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition, 1970-2015 1970. Choose a character from a novel or play of recognized literary merit and write an essay in which you (a) briefly describe the standards of the fictional society in which the character exists and (b) show how the character is affected by and responds to those standards.

In your essay do not merely summarize the plot. 1970 Also. Choose a work of recognized literary merit in which a specific inanimate object (e.g., a seashell, a handkerchief, a painting) is important, and write an essay in which you show how two or three of the purposes the object serves are related to one another. 1971. 1972. 1973. 1974. 1975. 1975 Also. 1976. 1977. 1978. 1979. 1980. 1981. 1982. 1983. 1984. 1985. 1986. 1987. 1988. 1989. 1990. 1991. 1992. 1993. 1994. 1995. 1996. 1997. 1998.

In literature it is only the wild that attracts us. 1999. 2000. 2001. Much madness is divinest Sense- To a discerning Eye- 2002. 2002, Form B. Educational Leadership:Common Core: Now What?:Closing in on Close Reading. Mary Oliver on Love and Its Necessary Wildness. For more than half a century, beloved poet Mary Oliver (b. September 10, 1935) has been beckoning us to remember ourselves and forget ourselves at the same time, to contact both our creatureliness and our transcendence as we move through the shimmering world her poetry has mirrored back at us — an unremitting invitation to live with what she calls “a seizure of happiness.” Nowhere is this seizure more electrifying than in love — a subject Oliver’s poetry has tended to celebrate only obliquely, and one she addressed most directly in her piercing elegy for her soul mate.

But in her most recent collection, Felicity (public library), Oliver dedicates nearly half the poems to the scintillating seizure that is love. There is bittersweetness in her words — these are loves that have bloomed in the hindsight of eighty long, wide years. Here are four of my favorite love poems from the collection — please enjoy. I KNOW SOMEONEI know someone who kisses the way a flower opens, but more rapidly.

ArtsEmerson: An Octoroon. Winner of the 2014 Obie Award for Best New American Play, An Octoroon is an incendiary, subversively funny exploration of contemporary cultural politics set against the backdrop of the Antebellum South. Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (author of Neighbors, Appropriate) radically revises a popular 19th century melodrama — complete with blushing Southern belles, dastardly schemes, and budding forbidden romances — for today’s “post-racial,” spectacle-obsessed world. “Hilarious and harrowing...this decade's most eloquent theatrical statement on race in America today.” - The New York Times **Some performances of An Octoroon are currently SOLD OUT.

However, tickets may become available! On the day of a given show, a wait list will be started at the Emerson/Paramount Center one hour prior to each performance and any available tickets will be released for sale beginning at 15 minutes prior to show start time to the people on the wait list. Short Stories for Students | Reference. The Use of Force. WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS The Use of Force They were new patients to me, all I had was the name, Olson. Please come down as soon as you can; my daughter is very sick.

When I arrived I was met by the mother, a big startled looking woman, very clean and apologetic who merely said, Is this the doctor? And let me in. In the back, she added. You must excuse us, doctor, we have her in the kitchen where it is warm. It is very damp here sometimes. The Red Convertible. “Apollo” Twice a month, like a dutiful son, I visited my parents in Enugu, in their small overfurnished flat that grew dark in the afternoon. Retirement had changed them, shrunk them. They were in their late eighties, both small and mahogany-skinned, with a tendency to stoop. They seemed to look more and more alike, as though all the years together had made their features blend and bleed into one another.

They even smelled alike—a menthol scent, from the green vial of Vicks VapoRub they passed to each other, carefully rubbing a little in their nostrils and on aching joints. When I arrived, I would find them either sitting out on the veranda overlooking the road or sunk into the living-room sofa, watching Animal Planet. They had a new, simple sense of wonder. They had, too, a new, baffling patience for incredible stories. Fifteen years earlier, my parents would have scoffed at these stories. Still, I humored them and half listened to their stories. I stared at my mother. But I remembered. “Go!” Alice Walker – Women. Sign Up Sign In Women Alice Walker Women Lyrics About Genius Verified Artists Contributor Guidelines Press Privacy Policy Jobs Developers Terms of Use Contact us Sign in © 2016 Genius Media Group Inc.

61682 Our Unit for Teaching Letter from Birmingham Jail. "As the Night, the Day (a story)" by Abioseh Nicol, Encounter, July 1958 - Q: What is A: The website is intended to provide convenient access to a large quantity of high-quality content material, mostly published over the last 150 years in America and England, including both articles and books, encompassing over one million readable items and titles of another million items not readable due to copyright.

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If necessary, many of these other items can often be accessed and read on other websites or content systems, especially in the case of extent publications. Q: How do I find a given author or publication? Gr10 ELA. MHS Literacy Strategy Book. Sonnysblues. Inference%20questions%20chp%201 8. Voice%20box%201%20&%202. The White Review Short Story Prize 2015. The 2015 White Review Short Story Prize Winner ‘I Told You I’d Buy You Anything You Wanted So You Asked For A Submarine Fleet’ by Owen Booth The 2015 White Review Short Story Prize Shortlist ‘How Things Are Falling’ by David Isaacs ‘Les Archives du Coeur’ by Paul McQuade ‘The Incidental’ by Luke Melia ‘Posman’ by Nick Mulgrew ‘Heavy’ by Chris Newlove Horton ‘Every Woman to the Rope’ by Joanna Quinn ‘Smote, or When I Find I Cannot Kiss You in Front of a Bridget Riley Print’ by Eley Williams The winner was announced at the Phoenix Artist Club on 30 April 2015.

About The White Review Short Story Prize The White Review Short Story Prize is an annual short story competition for emerging writers. The judges will be looking for short stories that explore and expand the possibilities of the form. Award In addition to the £2,500 prize, the winner will be published in a quarterly print issue of The White Review. Jury We are delighted to have assembled a prestigious panel of judges to decide the award. Dates. Notice and Note: Strategies for Close Reading - Resources. Skip to main content You are not a member of this wiki. Join now Dismiss guest Help | Sign In Notice and Note: Strategies for Close Reading Home guest| Help | Sign In Turn off "Getting Started" Loading... Rethinking Schools Online. The Friday before school started, as we sat through professional development, a colleague passed around a note: A student had been murdered. Devastated, we waited for the principal to acknowledge that a member of our community had been lost to the violence that is part of living and teaching in the Watts area of Los Angeles.

That moment never came. In fact, when one of us set up a memorial in the back of our classroom, we were told not to—it would be too traumatic for students, who needed to “focus on school.” We asked the principal why he chose not to address our loss. He said there was no time for grieving—500 students were depending on us to be “ready” on Monday. But what does it mean to prepare our students for “college, leadership, and life” (our district’s slogan) when the majority, all African American and Latina/o, are living without food security, healthcare, decent housing, or safe streets? How do we acknowledge our students’ struggles?