• A plant was torn from his land

    Said goodbye to his caregiver

    A metal bird took him to the snowland

    Repeatedly in his mind: be the outliver

     

    I took that airplane

    I said “Ciao” again

    I saw the land of New

  • Manuel commented on the post, Cultural Habits 1 year ago

    Dear Franciely ,

    I am interested in your post about your cultural change because I took part of it and I can relate to your stoy

    One sentence you wrote that stands out for me is: “Immigration can be very complex, improving our lives in some ways and losing parts of ourselves in the process” I think this is powerful because you lived it.. you are…[Read more]

  • Throughout history, Park Slope has experienced periods of highs and lows and we are going to study them by the voice of people that have been living here since the late 60’s until now.  Change is what makes eve

  • An artifact is something created by human hands for our use and according its purpose is how much we value it. My culture is a mix between Spanish, African, and Taino culture, which creates a special distinction

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  • This movie is about three aboriginal girls from Jigalong, an aboriginal community from Australia. These girls Molly, Daisy and Gracie were half-caste (white-aboriginal) and the white government that believes in

    • We had the privilege of finding this movie, and most do not know it existed as a teacher of AP Lit. An idea we had was to start building units on countries that did not exist, full of movies, films, etc and pass it on so educators would have an exciting portfolio of units that delved into diversity, introduce films many might not be aware of, and raise knowledge of films and issues individuals might not be aware of as well. This film was one we definitely included!

  • I remember every Christmas when my mom and I made empanadas. She cooked the stuffing and left in in the top part of the refrigerator out of our reach. I could stay the whole morning starting in the kitchen. For an

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  • My name is Manuel Brito and I was born in the Dominican Republic. I am 18 years old. I had lived in the USA for 10 months. In school, my favorite subject is English Language Arts and when I am out of school, I

    • Dear Manuel,

      I am excited about your post because you wrote very well in your post

      One thing you said that stand out for me is: “ I dream of making people happy and help them.” I think this is interesting because I want to this too.

      Thanks for your project. I look forward to seeing what you write next because you did very well in this post. I want to read more story about you.

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