January 13, 2011- Topic Special Needs

Read About Discussion Strategies– see tab on home page. Come to class with questions on your novel prepared for your Literature Circles.

Read articles on Literature Circles and job descriptions.  Discuss in Literature Circle the novel that you chose from the list below:

Stuck in Neutral by Terry Trueman
Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon
Inside Out by Barry Eisler

(I’d like to include novels on other disabilities such as cognitively impaired, Down Sydrome, ADHD, Bi-polar,Learning Disabled etc.)

Writing Assignment: Reading, Writing, and Rising Up by Linda Christensen  page 10 “To Say the Name is to Begin the Story”.  We will begin to do some peer-editing today in class.

Stuck in Neutral Movie Clip

Adam Movie Clip

I am Sam Movie Clip

Beautiful Mind Movie Clip

(Include videos or articles from experts on different disabilities)

(Invite a guest speaker from an organization that represents people with disabilities or a disabled person or a panel of people with various disabilities.)

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