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Rethinking the U.S. Constitutional Convention: A Role Play | Zinn Education Project

Rethinking the U.S. Constitutional Convention: A Role Play

Teaching Activity. By Bob Peterson. 14 pages. Rethinking Schools. A role play on the Constitutional Convention which brings to life the social forces active during and immediately following the American Revolution with focus on two key topics: suffrage and slavery. An elementary school adaptation of the Constitution Role Play by Bill Bigelow. Roles available in Spanish.
Teaching Activity by Bob Peterson
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Side by Side/Lado a lado

Picture book. By Monica Brown and translation by Carolina Valencia. Illustrated by Joe Cepeda. 2010. The life stories and activism of the two founders of the United Farm Workers (UFW), written and illustrated for young children.
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Films with a Conscience

Article. The films listed below are ones that can help students gain insights into how the world works. Many of these also alert students to how individuals and social movements have tried to make life better.
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Pink y Say

Picture book. By Patricia Polacco. 2003. In Spanish, the narrative of two young boys who meet and help each other during the Civil War for upper elementary.
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Nadarín

Picture book. By Leo Lionni. 1973 (Spanish translation 2005). A classic tale for young children about the power of organizing. Also in English.
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Granito de Arena/Grain of Sand

Film. Produced by Jill Freidberg. Corrugated Films. 2005. 62 min. Documentary about teachers, parents, and students fighting to defend Mexico's public education system from the impacts of economic globalization.
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Rethinking School Reform: Views from the Classroom

Book – Non-fiction. Edited by Linda Christensen and Stan Karp. 350 pages. 2003. Rethinking Schools. This collection offers insights into a broad range of education issues, including vouchers and funding, multiculturalism, standards and testing, unions, bilingual education, and federal policy.
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