1st 7 days of school recap (part 1)
A few photos of some of the things we have been doing during the first week and 2 days of school. 1). After reading First Day Jitters one of the follow up activities was a cooperative group vocab exercise which is pictured below. I love doing partner and group activities with my students as it provides great opportunity for practicing social skills and working with others. we love our clipboards:) Can't head to groups without them I also allow the students to pick a place to go with their…
I Love You, America, But This List Should NOT Make You Uncomfortable
Did you know that the United Nations outlined what basic rights and freedoms we are entitled to? It's called the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. I’m really glad Zen Pencils drew up this simplified version, because it sure looks like a lot of countries need a refresher. Yeah, America, I’m looking at you, too!
Students Spark Viral Campaign Against Racist Costumes
The above photos were created by the student organization at Ohio University called Students Teaching Against Racism (STARS). Their mission is "to educa...
The Race Card Project: Six-Word Essays
NPR's partnership with The Race Card Project explores a different kind of conversation about race. People think about their experiences and distill them to one six-word sentence. Thousands of people have shared their six-word stories and every so often NPR Host/Special Correspondent Michele Norris will dip into the trove of stories to explore issues surrounding race and cultural identity for Morning Edition.
A Collection of Resources for Teaching Social Justice | Cult of Pedagogy
What is social justice, and how does it fit into the curriculum?
STAAR English II High School Practice Test (Example Questions)
These English 2 STAAR Practice Questions will prepare your high school students for the actual English 2 STAAR exam! #staar #staartesting
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