February 24, 2011 Topic- Poverty or Homelessness

February 24, 2011 Topic- Poverty or Homelessness

Discuss your novel in your Literature Circle using the Reader Response lens, biographical lens and the Marxist lens.

Bud not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis

Feral by Bev Cooke

Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (also use the postcolonial lens)

(Add a couple more books on homelessness/poverty.)

Streetchild by Justin Early (Click here to See article)

Writing Assignment: Reading, Writing, and Rising Up by Linda Christensen, page 68-80, “Essay with an Attitude”.

You are to attend a Community Event that relates to your topic for your final paper. It could be an International Festival, community meeting, lecture, movie that relates to one of the issues pertaining to youth that is included in our novels. Begin searching for events around campus and in the community. You are to complete a two page paper on your experience due by March 31st.

Movie clip: Iron weed and Fisher King( create link)

(Add video about causes of homelessness)


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