This book is based on Nina Simone, jazz legend and activist.
To close, A is for activist is a philosophical work in the vain of Saul Alinsky and all anti-natural, anti-humanist communists. This is the book that is filled with ideas that so many parents may want to share with their children, but are afraid to. As you read, model the process of locating the actions of the heroes that made them heroic. For example, if you are spotlighting famous African Americans, you could read a section of the book, A Picture Book of Fredrick Douglass by David A. Adler. A is for Activist is an example of this. The master of the legal thriller brings his considerable talents to a younger audience in a brand new middle grade series.
With two attorneys for parents, thirteen-year-old Theodore Boone knows more about the law than most lawyers do. The black and white illustrations are sophisticated and incredibly textured. Grade level All ... After reading through each definition (e.g., activist, collaborative action, oppression), encourage students to say the definition in their own words to their partner. This lesson plan uses the TED talk, “The disarming case to act right now on climate change” by Climate Activist, Greta Thunberg, for listening comprehension followed by answering inferential questions, detecting emotive undertones as well as answering narrow focus questions about the vocabulary used. Have students turn over their papers.
This book should be added to your library to help teach your children. It can be used to show them how propaganda is not education, it is not critical thinking and it is not, most importantly, about self-responsibility and the natural rights of men.
This is one of the most progressive and amazing books that I've ever read.
Greta Tintin Eleonora Ernman Thunberg FRSGS (Swedish: [ˈɡrêːta ˈtʉ̂ːnbærj] (); born 3 January 2003) is a Swedish environmental activist who has gained international recognition for promoting the view that humanity is facing an existential crisis arising from climate change.
This can be tailored to your unit of study. It seems aimed at a somewhat older audience (older preschoolers, elementary students - middle grade), though even older fans of Nina Simone would probably also enjoy it. SWOON: ARTIST AS ACTIVIST GRADE LEVEL: 6-12 This lesson can be adapted for various grade levels OBJECTIVE Inspired by Swoon’s artwork, the students will design a stencil based on a …
Read aloud a section of a picture book about a famous hero.
Ask students to come up with a drawing to represent each vocabulary word with their partners.