January 27, 2011 Topic- Overweight/Unattractive

January 27, 2011 Topic- Overweight/Unattractive
In your Literature Circles discuss the novel you chose to read from the list below using the feminist/gender lens and the Reader Response lens.

Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes by Chris Crutcher
Perfect by Natasha Friend
Push by Sapphire

Writing Assignment: Reading, Writing, and Rising Up by Linda Christensen page 23, “Sweet Learning” or you have the option to write a poem that begins like Lucille Clifton’s “Homage to my Hips” poem but you fill in the blank (Homage to my _____________.

Discuss the Poems Men by Maya Angelou and Homage to my Hips by Lucille Clifton

Click here for video on obesity with interviews from three teens

Click here for article on junk food and obesity.

Click here for article on junk food advertisements.

(Include information on Circle Justice, bulimia, anorexia, obesity,burn victims)

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