Sacred Reading at Brandon High

Sinopsis

We use sacred reading practices to discuss popular books and create community.

Episodios

  • The Nickel Boys - Chapters 15-Epilogue

    The Nickel Boys - Chapters 15-Epilogue

    11/05/2020 Duración: 22min

    Mrs. Huff and Mrs. Sparano use Lectio Divina to talk about Elwood's wish for kin in the Richmond dining room.

  • The Nickel Boys - Chapters 12-14

    The Nickel Boys - Chapters 12-14

    04/05/2020 Duración: 38min

    Mrs. Huff and Mrs. Fowler discuss what it feels like when you stop fighting and how you have to love yourself to keep fighting and to try to make your world better.

  • The Nickel Boys - Chapter 10 and 11

    The Nickel Boys - Chapter 10 and 11

    24/04/2020 Duración: 22min

     Mrs. Huff and Mrs. Jackson use Lectio Divina to discuss how the boys say justice exists in theory.

  • The Nickel Boys - Chapters 7-9

    The Nickel Boys - Chapters 7-9

    13/04/2020 Duración: 26min

    Mrs. Huff and Mrs. Ellison used Lectio Divina to discuss the issues in these chapters.

  • The Nickel Boys - Chapters 5-6

    The Nickel Boys - Chapters 5-6

    02/04/2020 Duración: 18min

     Mrs. Huff and Mr. Thompson use Havruta to discuss how the African American students call the shed where beatings occur "The White House" and how they see the name as fitting.

  • The Nickel Boys - Chapters 2-4

    The Nickel Boys - Chapters 2-4

    27/03/2020 Duración: 18min

    Mrs. Huff and Mrs. Boore use Lectio Divina to discuss the beginning of Chapter 3 where Elwood says that students learn to focus their attention in order to distract themselves from the curses written in the books from the white school.

  • The Nickel Boys - Prologue and Chapter 1

    The Nickel Boys - Prologue and Chapter 1

    09/03/2020 Duración: 15min

    Mrs. Huff and Mrs. Wilson use Lectio Divina with the quote "Nickel Boys were cheaper than a dime a dance and you got more for your money."  

  • Section 6, the rest of the novel

    Section 6, the rest of the novel

    20/12/2019 Duración: 11min

     Mrs. Huff and Mr. Thompson discuss what happens to Erin from a parent's perspective.

  • Section 5, pages 280-350

    Section 5, pages 280-350

    17/12/2019 Duración: 10min

    Mrs. Huff and two senior girls discuss prejudice and the assumptions of others when people of any race gather in groups.

  • Section 4, pages 208-279

    Section 4, pages 208-279

    11/12/2019 Duración: 09min

    Mrs. Huff and Ms. Craig talk about the risk of standing up for what's right and what the personal cost may be.

  • Section 3, pages 139-207

    Section 3, pages 139-207

    02/12/2019 Duración: 16min

    Mrs. Huff and Mrs. Boore discuss issues of consent and ownership of your body and body images with a quote from page 176.

  • Section 2, pages 73-138

    Section 2, pages 73-138

    18/11/2019 Duración: 12min

    Mrs. Huff and Ms. Olson use Lectio Divina with the passage from page 90 that Erin narrates.  

  • Section 1, pages 1-72

    Section 1, pages 1-72

    11/11/2019 Duración: 10min

    Mrs. Huff and Mrs. Spears use Lectio Divina with the quote from Rosina on page 20, "The this is...people don't want to hear something that'll make their lives more difficult, even if it's the truth.  People hate having to change the way they see things.  So instead of admitting the world is ugly, they s*** on the messenger for telling them about it."

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