Here are links to the stories referenced in the syllabus, in case you are having problems with the links:
- Lost Children of Kenya, by Amanda Gustavson. This piece explained current events at the time (the uprising in Kenya) through the character of a fictional nine year old
- Viva La Revolucion, by Kate Coseo, a short explanation about social conditions in Brazil.
- A Sense of Place, A trip around Baranof Island, by Marty Maines, prepared for his science class to help students study local ecology and geography.
- Michael Mickey Mantle Jordan, by Nick Leiser, about why exercising is important.
- Something in Common, by Rebecca Boettcher. Her piece explains fractions in terms of a fictional story.
- Digital Story of Jeanne d Arc, by Shanna Rounds, done in French, to model combining digital storytelling, foreign language and social studies.
- Sitka History, by Timm Nelson, prepared for his history students for the study of local, place-based history.