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Activities to Extend Student Engagement

Standards-aligned activities drawing from concepts in the essays, creative texts, photographs, and illustrations to engage students in creative and challenging ways.

Poetry Workshop: Writing in Response to Images

Students write ekphrastic poems based on powerful photographs. They explore the stories photos tell, make personal connections to them, and amplify under-represented voices including their own.

The People Behind the Stories

Students will do a deep dive into the lives of the people whose stories they hear about in the news and will develop a deeper understanding on how one individual can have a global impact.