Reading & Writing for Justice

Reading and Writing for Justice

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Reading & Writing for Justice: Building Critical Literacy Skills in History & Ethnic Studies Classrooms

Join the UCLA History-Geography Project for a 3-part series focused on building literacy skills that promote reading, writing, conceptual thinking, and critical thinking in history classrooms.  In honor of Black History Month, Women's History Month, and Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we will provide educators with empowering resources that center these important histories, using intersectional, social justice, and local history lenses.

This series will focus on the best practices for embedding literacy in your history and ethnic studies classrooms. You will learn how to support English Learners and Students with Disabilities in developing important literacy skills, as outlined in the California Common Core and ELD Standards, through a focus on culturally responsive and sustaining pedagogy and its connection to reading, writing, speaking, and listening.

Session Dates, Times, and Descriptions:

  • February 21, 2024: Developing Reading Skills Using Local African American History.
  • March 21, 2024: Centering Student Voice: Speaking & Listening Strategies for Women’s History Month.
  • April 24, 2024: Writing Strategies Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

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