Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Freedom Writers Poster Project (Choose a quote and design a poster based on one of the themes from the book Freedom Writers.)


Assignment: Find a quote that illustrates one of the themes in Freedom Writers. Create poster which includes both the quote and pictures relating to the quote. You may also incorporate art (illustrations, photographs, painting, etc.) into your poster.

Themes:
Tolerance
Courage
Peace
Making a Difference

"Don't think you're on the right road just because it’s a well-beaten path." ~Author Unknown


“The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority.”
Ralph W. Sockman


“I have learned silence from the talkative, tolerance from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strangely, I am ungrateful to these teachers”
Kahlil Gibran



The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character.
- Margaret Chase Smith



Knowledge is no guarantee of good behavior, but ignorance is a virtual guarantee of bad behavior,
- Martha Nussbaum


Nonviolence is a weapon of the strong.
- Mohandas K. Gandhi

If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.
- Booker T. Washington

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
-Robert Frost


“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”
 - Martin Luther King Jr.


'Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever does.' -Margaret Mead





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