Inspiring and engaging biographies and memoirs, life stories, law and order, stories about society and culture
Watch: Author Bryan Stevenson’s TED Talk about injustice in America’s prison system:
Stories: Learn more about the stories told in Just Mercy
Discuss: Stevenson mentioned ways to be a stonecatcher. Discuss with your group what it is and why it is important to be a stonecatcher. How could you be a stonecatcher?
Research: Learn more about the following initiatives and projects, the Equal Justice Initiative The Innocence Project, and The Sentencing Project. Share your findings & ideas with each other.
Love Readers: For all ages, There are many ways to express love beyond words. Talk about other ways of communicating (music, dance, drama, art, photography, etc) and think about how those ways can be used to express love. For some inspiration, check out: famous paintings expressing love & a list of the 50 best love songs of all time:
For the Right to Learn Readers: Coloring worksheets included in the folder. Can you change the world?
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