October 2006 CNP Teaching Ideas
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Keywords: Middle, Secondary
The Color of Water and Interviews about Difference
This reading and interviewing project helps students understand individuals with different lives and histories.
Handout 1: Guidelines for Discussions
This handout accompanies The Color of Water and Interviews about Difference by Warren Hynes.
Handout 2: Guidelines for the Interview Project
Handout 3: Exercises on Identity
Handout 4: Interviews about Difference -- Sample Questions Related to Race and Religion
Using Double-Entry Journals to Create Student Ownership of a Text
A double entry journal can be an effective tool for preparing students to talk about what they have read—a useful step for all students, but especially valuable for English language learners.
In this activity students are invited to craft one message to convey to three different audiences.
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