Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum
Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum
Choose an issue confronting the community and use persuasive strategies and techniques to write editorials.
Discover the differences between poetry and prose using the poem "The Truth About Why I Love Potatoes" by Mekeel McBride.
Read, discuss, write and share poems that exemplify the use of line breaks in poetry.
Adapt any chapter as a script. Travel to a nearby African-American cemetery and research names of the dead. Conduct research projects on issues addressed in the novel.
Write a personal, reflective essay on civil rights and the treatment of various communities.
Thought-provoking questions are required for class, during which there are critical literature discussions, focusing on the conflict and characters’ actions in the novel.
As the class discusses Langston Hughes’ short story, "Passing," in a seminar, they react and respond to the unique perspectives on equality and oppression.
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