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Giving Voice to Child Laborers Through Monologues
|Grades||6 – 8|
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|Estimated Time||Eight 45-minute sessions, plus time for research and presentations|
Buffalo, New York
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
This interactive tool allows students to create Venn diagrams that contain two or three overlapping circles, enabling them to organize their information logically.
Grades 7 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  March 31
Students work in small groups to research a civil rights leader and do a creative writing piece, followed by a short story, with their group.
Grades 4 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  July 18
After reading Kadir Nelson's Nelson Mandela, students explore the Mandela Day website before using an online tool to start working on a service project of their own.
Grades 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  September 5
Marked by parades, picnics, and other celebrations, Labor Day is a time set aside to recognize the achievements of the American labor movement and the dignity in all work.
Grades 5 – 12 | Printout | Writing Starter
Students can utilize this printout to organize their writing as they learn to use the RAFT strategy. This printout enables students to clearly define their role, audience, format, and topic for writing.
Grades 5 – 12 | Strategy Guide
This strategy guide introduces the RAFT technique and offers practical ideas for using this technique to teach students to experiment with various perspectives in their writing.