Teaching Tolerance - Diversity, Equity and Justice. Objectives: Students will be able to describe their various group identities.Students will be able to analyze how people’s identities are represented in books.Students will be able to write a book review evaluating how characters’ identities are similar to and different from their own.
Enduring Understandings: Everyone has multiple identities.Peoples’ identities are similar in some ways and different in others.It is important to see my identities as well as the identities of others in the stories I read. Essential Questions: Neighborhoods influence use of African American Vernacular, Stanford research shows. By Clifton B.
Parker In a new study, linguistics Professor John Rickford and colleagues examined how the neighborhoods where people live affect their use of African American Vernacular English. (Image credit: L.A. Cicero) Gender Identity in Adolescent Development. Social Media, Social Life: How Teens View Their Digital Lives. Fulfilling the American Promise: Classroom Identities. Essential Questions: How do perceptions about black masculinity, particularly the ways in which race intersects with gender and class, shape how African-American male students are taught?
What role does the idea of belonging or not belonging play in determining the opportunities available to different groups? James Marcia's Identity Theory: Understanding Adolescents' Search For Identity. What are the best books about identity for teenagers? Alan Gibbons, author of Hate The Crew by Bali Rai Few people write better about identity than Bali Rai.
The Crew assembles a group of kids in what the media calls a 'tough' neighbourhood, but the novel is about love and friendship. Identity Formation in Adolescence: Change or Stability? Erikson's Identity vs. Role Confusion in Adolescent Development. Caring for Gender Dysphoric Children and Adolescents. Gender Spectrum. The number of new experiences, emotions, relationships, and expectations can be overwhelming for any teen.
Add gender into the mix, and it gets considerably more confusing. Welcome to Gender Spectrum’s Teen Page! Event Lobby (EVENT: 1112631) Linguist: prejudice toward African American dialect can result in unfair rulings. Stanford Report, December 2, 2014 Linguistics professor John R.
Rickford contends justice was not served in the Trayvon Martin shooting, in part because testimony in the African American vernacular was discredited. By Marguerite Rigoglioso The Humanities at Stanford RoidRanger/Shutterstock. Changing the World, One Word at a Time! 2015 - Brave New Voices (Finals) - "Glory" by Philadelphia Team. The Skin I'm In by Sharon G. Flake. Wonder by R.J. Palacio. Adolescent Identity and Schooling: Diverse Perspectives (9781138790322): Cynthia Hudley: Books. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie, Ellen Forney. Booklist "Alexie's humor and prose are easygoing and well suited to his young audience.
" BookPage. Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson. Speak It is my first morning of high school.
I have seven new notebooks, a skirt I hate, and a stomachache. The school bus wheezes to my corner. What We Do – Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. The Awards The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in grades 7–12.
Last year, students submitted nearly 320,000 works of visual art and writing to the Scholastic Awards; more than 85,000 works were recognized at the regional level and celebrated in local exhibitions and ceremonies. The top art and writing at the regional level were moved onto the national stage, where 2,500 works earned National Medals.
National Medalists and their educators were celebrated at the National Ceremony at Carnegie Hall in New York City. The Best Teen Writing of 2016 (Volume 8): Madeleine LeCesne: 9781338152289: Amazon.com: Books. 6 Great Websites for Teen Writers. It’s exciting when your bookworm teen announces his or her plans to be a writer.
But teenagers can be a finicky lot: if the adults in their lives are too excited or too supportive of a new goal, suddenly that aspiration is gone. (And having a teen with the writer’s temperament means you’re likely dealing with a moody teenager squared.) Rather than bombard them with fancy pens and motivational reading, direct them to a comfort zone: the Internet. These sites are great resources and landing spots for future storytellers.
Suggest them to your teen writer (or maybe just leave this list lying around somewhere where it’ll be seen).