Urban Dreams

Urban Dreams

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Urban Dreams: Stories of Hope, Resilience, and Character is a collection of essays written by students in an urban community in New Jersey. The essays are the encapsulated life stories of their authors, writers from urban elementary, middle, and high schools were given a chance to reflect on their own lives and articulate their Laws of Life: strong values and principles that guide them in everyday decision and actions. Their stories allow the hearts of children to speak and gives adults the opportunity to listen, learn, and act.Stories of Hope, Resilience and Character Maurice J. Elias, Gina Ogburn- Thompson, Claudine Lewis, Deborah I. Neft ... Part Three: A Rubric for Evaluating Laws of Life Essays A unique rubric for scoring and evaluating Laws of Life essays was created by the ... For example, when an assignment is focused on helping students develop their sense of voice, the one designed for this topic can be applied.

Title:Urban Dreams
Author:Maurice J. Elias, Gina Ogburn-Thompson, Claudine Lewis, Deborah I. Neft
Publisher:Hamilton Books - 2007-11-27


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