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dc.contributor.authorEsposito, Dena
dc.date.accessioned2010-05-11T21:57:52Z
dc.date.accessioned2022-07-21T12:46:50Z
dc.date.available2010-05-11T21:57:52Z
dc.date.available2022-07-21T12:46:50Z
dc.date.issued2010-05-11T21:57:52Z
dc.identifier.urihttps://westcollections.wcsu.edu/handle/20.500.12945/3006
dc.description.abstractThis project is a teaching guide to help high school English teachers use the strategy called "Critical Pedagogy" linking the students' actual experience with curriculum texts to foster critical thinking in the adolescent classroom. The thesis outlines the philosophy of Critical Pedagogy and offers insight into using it to teach classic novels in literature as a way to connect student, teacher, and the outside community as one answer to overcoming the achievement gap. Included are lesson plans that focus on issues of race, language, social class and employ students' personal experiences and conflicts to create an alternative to traditional teaching instruction.
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dc.language.isoen_US
dc.subjectCritical Pedagogy
dc.subjectEnglish
dc.subjectHigh School
dc.subjecturban schools
dc.subjectteaching
dc.subjectachievement gap
dc.subjecthip hop lesson plans
dc.subjectDena Esposito
dc.titleFostering Critical Thinking Through Critical Pedagogy in the High School English Classroom
dc.typeThesis


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