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Reading, Writing, and Rising Up: Teaching About Social Justice and the Power of the Written Word

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"Reading, Writing, and Rising Up: Teaching About Social Justice and the Power of the Written Word" by Linda Christensen, first published on June 15, 2017, is an indispensable resource for middle school educators striving to incorporate social justice into their language arts curriculum. In this fully revised and updated edition, Christensen, acclaimed for her work in emancipatory pedagogy, enriches her original text with new essays, innovative teaching strategies, and compelling student writings. The book tackles critical themes such as the myths of standard English, the challenges of gentrification, and the power of historical fiction, providing educators with a robust toolkit for fostering critical thinking and empathy among young learners. This guide not only offers practical lessons but also inspires with its rich collection of student narratives and poetry, making it a vital tool for anyone committed to educational equity. Through Christensen’s expert guidance, teachers are equipped to help students harness the written word to advocate for change and understand their world.
Published by Rethinking Schools Ltd on June 15, 2017
314 pages
ISBN: 9780942961690
Best for readers in Middle School
This book provides valuable insights into Education Equity , highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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