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The Power of Words

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Presenter will share unit starting with readings in which writers and leaders describe the importance of literacy despite racism, peer pressure, and poverty. Students engage in lessons exploring their struggles, making comparisons to their own literary histories, and writing a thematic essay on the "Power of Words." Presentation includes interactive activity and sharing of high school and FYW students' work.

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Apr 7th, 1:00 PM Apr 7th, 1:50 PM

The Power of Words

Room 201

Presenter will share unit starting with readings in which writers and leaders describe the importance of literacy despite racism, peer pressure, and poverty. Students engage in lessons exploring their struggles, making comparisons to their own literary histories, and writing a thematic essay on the "Power of Words." Presentation includes interactive activity and sharing of high school and FYW students' work.