Diary of Anne Frank, all of which are works of literature that students tend to read later in the secondary classroom. Before reading the chapter, I was unaware of how much of a controversary there was over international literature and the Issue that needs attention and action I know I struggle to understand text that is written and published here in America so I can see where the hesitance for if the translation would work comes from I found a strong interest to look into Beverly Naidoo - her childhood, life, literary works. One of the most influential and touching lines that I have read so far is found in her ask the author: “She has a Ph.D. in exploring issues of racism with young people through literature and works tirelessly to promote children’s entitlement to grow up free from racism and injustice Greatest barrier? How would I promote it in my own classroom?
EDCI 3000 Digital Reflection Journal Journal #5 September 25, 2018 Fantasy is defined in Chapter 8 as I have never been a huge fan of the science fiction/science fantasy genre of literature. I love reading a fairy-tale Set in a future that scientific or technological advance could or might make possible.
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EDCI 3000 Digital Reflection Journal Journal #7 October 9, 2018 Reflecting on the class today I was extremely impressed with our groups presentation and I feel like I learned very valuable information from the Group A’s presentation. They did a wonderful job explaining the different pre-reading activities and how as teachers we can introduce and use them into our classrooms. As a future-teacher, I am sometimes terrified at the idea of having to teach reading one day in the future. However, after participating in both of these two group projects, I feel a little more confident if I was to be hired as a reading teacher. I know that all of the activities mentioned have purposes and can really create an atmosphere in the class that makes reading enjoyable while finding ways to challenge and engage the students. There is always an opportunity to better understand a piece of literature and even though finding the right way for a group of diverse students might be difficult, it is worth it in the end once they have a much stronger comprehension of the stories that are presented to them.
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