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Teaching The Children of Willesden Lane
Resources to help you teach the book in middle schools and high schools

Chapters 20–26

Additional Resources

In Print

Christensen, Linda. Reading, Writing, and Rising Up: Teaching About Social Justice and the Power of the Written Word. Chicago: Rethinking Schools, Ltd., 2000. ISBN: 0942961250

A practical, inspirational book on language arts teaching for social justice, offering essays, lesson plans, and a rich collection of student writing.

Oakes, Jeannie, & Lipton, Martin. Teaching to Change the World. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1999. ISBN: 0072546344

College-level text by an academic researcher and a classroom teacher that argues passionately for the importance of teaching for both academic rigor and social justice.

On the Web

Hilltown Cooperative Charter Public School
http://www.hilltowncharter.org/

Syracuse University Library - World War II Songs
http://libwww.syr.edu/digital/images/b/Belfer78/

Audio recordings of songs that were popular during World War II.

Tolerance.org
http://www.tolerance.org/

A Web project of the Southern Poverty Law Center; contains resources for teachers, parents, teens, and kids that move beyond study to “doing something.” 

West Scranton High School
http://www.scrsd.org/ssd/Ourschools/Whs/
whsgen3.shtm

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