Christensen, Linda. Reading, Writing, and Rising Up: Teaching About Social Justice and the Power of the Written Word. Chicago: Rethinking Schools, Ltd., 2000. ISBN: 0942961250
A practical, inspirational book on language arts teaching for social justice, offering essays, lesson plans, and a rich collection of student writing.
Oakes, Jeannie, & Lipton, Martin. Teaching to Change the World. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1999. ISBN: 0072546344
College-level text by an academic researcher and a classroom teacher that argues passionately for the importance of teaching for both academic rigor and social justice.
Hilltown Cooperative Charter Public School
Syracuse University Library - World War II Songs
Audio recordings of songs that were popular during World War II.
A Web project of the Southern Poverty Law Center; contains resources for teachers, parents, teens, and kids that move beyond study to “doing something.”
West Scranton High School