"I bet this kid jams on the piano. lol" - This kind of statement shows the pervasive racism in everyday language and culture. Just because he is African American does not mean he can play the blues or will be a fantastic athlete. I would argue that if there was a little white boy in this same outfit they would say something about how dapper he is and looks ready to go to church.
The Art of Vest Styling
Prewrite Directions: 1) Write the title of this setting in the collection section of a notebook (Suggested Title: Private Island) 2) Imagine that you have been transported to this location. 3) LIST everything you SEE, HEAR, SMELL and TASTE while you are there. **Common Core State Standards: W3 and W5 (collect ideas/sensory details, plan/prewrite) Lesson link: pinterest.com/... (Photo source link below) Finland
Island House, Finland
I added this because it sort of embodies a hope and a fear. I truly hope that there's someone that I can spend the rest of my life with, but I'm also extremely afraid of failure to make that long of a relationship work successfully. Divorce isn't fun for anyone and I witnessed that firsthand when I was in high school.
what do elephants really think?
A reluctant trip to the vets. Oh my!!!!