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Writing coach for Brooklyn, NYC public school literacy program (MB-Y)

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Published 3 months ago

One time only
January 10, 2020
9:00am EST - 10:30am EST
Weekdays
A few hours

Writing coach for Brooklyn, NYC public school literacy program (MB-Y)

Volunteer with Behind the Book, a non-profit literacy organization that inspires New York City public school students to love reading. Through our rich, innovative programs, which are part of the class curricula, accomplished authors visit high-needs Pre-K-12th-grade classrooms to guide students in creating their own writing projects based on the theme of the author's book.

No experience is necessary. We provide advance information on your role, and hold a brief orientation right before a workshop begins. As a coach, you'll support and encourage students as they work on their projects.

This writing workshop needs your help at a school in Mapleton, Brooklyn, NYC. To sign up, contact volunteer@behindthebook.org with program code FDR12MB-Y. We'll supply more information when you're confirmed. Groups up to 10 welcome.

Date/Time: Friday, January 10th / 9:00 – 10:30 AM (please arrive 20 minutes early for orientation)

About the workshop: In Ask Me No Questions by Marina Budhos, 12th-graders read the post-9/11 story of an undocumented Muslim family whose father is detained when seeking asylum in Canada. Students will examine the impact of the American social and political climate at the time on Muslim-Americans, then work with coaches to develop personal narratives about feeling targeted in society.

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Volunteer with Behind the Book, a non-profit literacy organization that inspires New York City public school students to love reading. Through our rich, innovative programs, which are part of the class curricula, accomplished authors…

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  • On-site Location
  • Groups Welcome

How to Apply

No experience is necessary. We provide advance information on your role, and hold a brief orientation right before a workshop begins. As a coach, you'll support and encourage students as they work on their projects. Groups up to 12 welcome.

No experience is necessary. We provide advance information on your role, and hold a brief orientation right before a workshop begins. As a coach, you'll support and encourage…

Location

NYC public school

Brooklyn, NY

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