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Sharing Stories and Developing Multiple Perspectives in Post-9/11 Classrooms
|Grades||9 – 12|
Sensitive to the increased importance of valuing diversity and diverse points of view since 9/11, Margo DelliCarpini and Amanda Nicole Gulla describe activities through which ESL students contribute new knowledge to their classes while simultaneously improving their English language skills.
DelliCarpini, M., & Gulla, A. N. "Sharing Stories and Developing Multiple Perspectives in Post-9/11
Classrooms." English Journal 96(2): 47 – 51.
Grades 8 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
After reading several poets’ personal responses to the September 11th terrorist attacks, students write a "then and now" poem that puts their early memories of the event in conversation with their current understanding of and response to the tragedy.