As part of the 6th grade The topic was making the American Dream more accessible to all. Students explored the concepts of diversity and discrimination, and how it can fit into the “American Dream.” Then students worked with local artists to create posters that used symbols and colors to illustrate their concepts.
[blockquote size=”full” align=”left” byline=”Student Testimonial”]“After looking at all these posters, I realized how much work there is to do with civil rights. I know we read about this, but the posters made me see it. I want to help.”[/blockquote]
[blockquote size=”full” align=”left” byline=”Teacher Testimonial”]“Students who do not normally interact with each other were complimenting each other’s work, and students who are difficult to engage began to get engaged in this project.”[/blockquote]