In this lesson students create protest banners to express concern about important issues.
Incorporating classroom discussions about social issues in literature (examples: Pam Munoz Ryan's Esperanza Rising and Linda Sue Park's A Long Walk to Water), this lesson encourages students to create a five-word activist statement about an issue that is important to them. Statements will be placed on protest banners. Students will write the five words in English and another language to show that many issues are global issues.
This lesson was inspired by our exhibition Nicola L: exquisite Corpus
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