March 3, 2011 Topic- Homosexuality

March 3, 2011 Topic-Homosexuality

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.

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