Young Adult Literature that Teaches the Importance of Identity, History, and Choices

3.26.18
Young Adult Literature
California-Southern

Young Adult Literature that Teaches the Importance of Identity, History, and Choices

The workshop will equip teachers with practical literacy strategies, using rich primary sources and historical background materials along with interactive strategies for teaching memoir as informational text. 

This two-day workshop is a partnership between the Museum of Tolerance and Facing History. 

Day 1: March 26, 2018
10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Day 2: March 27, 2018 
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Stories have the power to transform the way young people see themselves and others. Set in the experiential Museum of Tolerance, this special workshop uses Red Scarf Girl, The Diary of Anne Frank, and Wonder, as well as other literary resources to examine ways to engage youth in thinking about identity, analyzing adolescent choices, and reflecting on the impact of history on individuals.

The workshop will equip teachers with practical literacy strategies, using rich primary sources and historical background materials along with interactive strategies for teaching memoir as informational text. Participants leave with Common Core-aligned strategies to educate and empower their students. Completion of this institute qualifies participants to access all of Facing History's resources, including:

  • coaching from Facing History staff;
  • publications for download;
  • access to Facing History's online network;
  • and access to Facing History's free lending library.

For more information and to register, click here.

Museum of Tolerance
Los Angeles, CA 90035
United States
3.26.18 - 3.27.18
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Course Type:
Seminar

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