Banned Books Week 2021
#BooksUniteUs #BannedBooksWeek #uKnighted
Banned Books Week is all about protecting your right to read what you choose.
We taught lessons on censorship, read banned books, did speed dating, and checked out many, many challenged books from our two displays.
More ways our staff and students got involved to FIGHT censorship!!
📕 Wear Jeans/LIT tshirts
📕 LITeracy, 1st amendment, or censorship shirts!
30 tshirts were made and worn by staff earning the Climate Committee a small profit!!
📕 Social media
Tweet about censorship/1st amendment/literacy
Tweet a banned author
📕 Read Aloud or other BB activities
- Read a Banned Book aloud - Video it - suggested Banned Books here. We can hook you up in the LC.
- Mad Libs - digital or print
- Crossword - digital or print
📕 Come to the LC
Speed date Banned Books
Blind Date or check out a Banned Book
Email us for a time
- Guess the shredded book (It's "Dear Martin" by Nic Stone, don't worry, it was a damaged copy:) Almost 40 people guessed, but Tati Harmon was our winner!
📕 DEAR Time
📕 Have DEAR (Drop Everything And Read) time at least once next week with books, Banned books or one of the options below
Articles for 4 periods
📕 uKnighted Video
📕About 30 teachers participated in our "Books uKNIGHT Us" video - check it out above.
📕 Facebook Live Event
📕 Facebook Live event with author, Jason Reynolds
We really enjoyed this event. At least 4 classes attended in some way. Did you miss it? Check it out here.
📕 WCPL library card
📕 It's FREE... info here - tweet out #LibraryCardSignUpMonth... help your students do the same!
“IF YOU ARE NEUTRAL IN SITUATIONS OF INJUSTICE, YOU HAVE CHOSEN THE SIDE OF THE OPPRESSOR.”
― Jason Reynolds, All American Boys
Fight Censorship... Read a Banned Book