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I also returned to Jefferson as a co-teacher, mentor, and coach. The obligation of anyone who thinks of himself as responsible is to examine society and try to change it and to fight it—at no matter what risk. Offering essays, teaching models, and a remarkable collection of student writing, Christensen builds on her catalog of social justice scholarship with a breathtaking set of tools and wisdom for teachers in the new millennium. What societies really, ideally, want is a citizenry which will simply obey the rules of society. As always, I partner social justice content with building literacy skills. In this case, Adiche and Staples become mentor texts and demonstrate how to write an essay using incidents from life as evidence. In the first edition of the book, I separated out poetry into a chapter on its own. I wrote much of this new edition out of that return to my teaching home. Learning to read and write as a political act moves students beyond sounding out words or reading lexile-appropriate texts; an engaged literacy signals a throwing off of slumber, a rising up out of a consumer-induced coma to awareness. Continue reading. Also, Jayme Causey, an amazing first-year teacher at Jefferson and my former student at Grant High School, gave me new insights into the role of men in cartoons that I had previously overlooked. This is the only hope society has. Many of my students do not perform well on standardized tests, and some live under the shadow of a low GPA. Lessons for teaching about gentrification, displacement, and historical fiction. I made the teaching appear magical and sequential instead of messy and cyclical.

I have continued to teach, to question, to reflect, to revise, to come to new understandings. This chapter shows how portfolios allow students to appreciate their progress and notice patterns in their work—and offers teachers guidance on how to encourage rather than punish student writers.

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What role did the classroom play in the second edition? As always, I partner social justice content with building literacy skills.

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Learning to read and write as a political act moves students beyond sounding out words or reading lexile-appropriate texts; an engaged literacy signals a throwing off of slumber, a rising up out of a consumer-induced coma to awareness.

This is the only hope society has. I made the teaching appear magical and sequential instead of messy and cyclical. What societies really, ideally, want is a citizenry which will simply obey the rules of society. If a society succeeds in this, that society is about to perish.

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Other changes in the book reflect similar shifts. Through writing the college essay, I help them tell the story of their lives so that scholarship committees and admission officers see the person behind the numbers. What societies really, ideally, want is a citizenry which will simply obey the rules of society. Rising up remains a constant metaphor in my teaching. I have continued to teach, to question, to reflect, to revise, to come to new understandings. Learning to read and write as a political act moves students beyond sounding out words or reading lexile-appropriate texts; an engaged literacy signals a throwing off of slumber, a rising up out of a consumer-induced coma to awareness. This is the only hope society has. As always, I partner social justice content with building literacy skills. Offering essays, teaching models, and a remarkable collection of student writing, Christensen builds on her catalog of social justice scholarship with a breathtaking set of tools and wisdom for teachers in the new millennium. The classroom is my source of inspiration. I also returned to Jefferson as a co-teacher, mentor, and coach.

In this case, Adiche and Staples become mentor texts and demonstrate how to write an essay using incidents from life as evidence.

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Reading, Writing, and Rising Up