Discuss in your Literature Circles the novel you chose using the Reader Response lens, the psychological lens and the gender lens. Write down your findings as a group to share with the class.
Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan
My Heart Beat by garret freyman-weyr
Suicide Notes by Michael Ford
Boy, Girl, Boy by Ron Koertge
Talk by Kathy Kuja
Absolute Brightness by James Lecesne
the perks of being a wallflower by stephen chbosky
Click here for video of transgender teen “I’m Not a Boy”.
Click here for video “Stand Up! Don’t Stand For Homophobic Bullying!
Click here for article with research on teaching YAL addressing homosexuality issue.
(Add articles or other videos on Homosexuality or bullying)
(Add clips from TV shows with gay teens)
Writing assignment- we will be working on a digital story in the lab so bring one of your stories in final draft and pictures to go along with it. Click on tab Digital Stories for more information.