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Help students engage with a fictional or historical character by creating an annotated illustration.
This strategy helps students synthesize and articulate the most important takeaways from a variety of resources containing information about a particular topic or theme.
Provide a creative way for students to engage with a text by transforming a line they find meaningful into a poem.
Help students identify and analyze the key characteristics of the three most common types of news articles.
British-Somali poet Warsan Shire gives voice to the experiences of refugees in this poem about "home."
Poet Warsan Shire tells the story of a young Somali-born refugee in this poem from the film Brave Girl Rising.
A New York Times article addresses the role that social media played in rapidly bringing the events in Ferguson to national attention.
Learn about the Chicago World’s Fair of 1893 and consider the racist themes that were on display.
French writer Amin Maalouf describes the connection between violence and issues of identity and belonging.
Survivors of the ghetto-camp Terezin share stories about their underground publication Vedem and other acts of spiritual resistance.
A high school student describes how his neighborhood in Los Angeles helps him feel connected to the traditions of his family’s “old world” heritage in Mexico.
Learn about the 1968 Memphis sanitation workers’ strike and Martin Luther King Jr.'s role in the strike and negotiations.