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Sharing Stories and Developing Multiple Perspectives in Post-9/11 Classrooms

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Sharing Stories and Developing Multiple Perspectives in Post-9/11 Classrooms

Grades 9 – 12
Type Journal
Published August 2011
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English

 

Description  

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.

 

 

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Patriot Day is celebrated today on the anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 2001.

Students write about the name "Patriot Day" and how it marks the anniversary of a huge disaster. An alternative assignment could be to ask students to record their reflections about 9/11.