The book, Ghost, by Jason Reynolds is a story about a boy named Castle, but is called Ghost. Castle has a very rough life because his father is imprisoned and his mother struggles with finances. Castle is a misbehaved kid who struggles in school and makes a track team which motivates him to be good in school. Track played ended up playing a huge role in his life and went through the ups and downs with him. Track taught him respect and discipline which spread throughout his home.
Facts: On May 27, 1990, two women contacted the Milwaukee Police Department and reported an injured, naked young man lying on the street. The young man turned out to be Sinthasomphone, a 14 year old Laotian boy who had just escaped from the apartment of Jeffrey Dahmer. Dahmer had met Sinthasomphone the previous day and had offered to pay him to return to Dahmer’s apartment so that Dahmer could take nude photos of him. The boy agreed. Once back in the apartment, Dahmer took nude photos of the boy and then drugged him and physically and sexually abused him.
The film called Smoke Signals, deals with the lifestyle of Native Americans living on an Indian reservation in Idaho. The main characters Victor and his best friend Thomas grew up together on this reservation. Thomas is a nerd who enjoys telling stories that have no interest to anyone. His parents died in an accidental fire in 1976, he was saved from the fire by Victors father Arnold Joseph. On the other hand Victor is a tough kid that never got over the fact that his father left his family when he was young.
In Louis Sachar’s book Holes, the protagonist Stanley Yelnats is sent to a correctional camp after being wrongly convicted for stealing donated sneakers. Stanley is born under a curse and is bullied because he is overweight and poor, giving the audience a misguided first impression of him as an unsuspecting hero. But throughout the course of the book, it shows that the protagonist unexpectedly develops into a hero who saves one of his best friends from turning into “buzzard food,” and unknowingly breaks the family curse. During Stanley’s ordeal stay at Camp Green Lake, he not only changes mentally to display heroic traits like altruism, perseverance and bravery he has also changed physically to be a stronger, healthier individual. Sachar effectively portrays the protagonist to have altruism.
• Agents are quick to move in and declare local Indian landowner’s incompetent in order to provide them with white guardians who have the authority to lease their land to oil companies. After the death of rich Indian women Grace blanket, government assign a white guardian for her daughter Nola (131). • The government forced Indian people to send their children to Indian school where children taught white culture values and gave them harsh punishment if they refuse to do something. They were allowed to go home on weekends only. Cal severance lost his both thumbs during punishment in school (151).
The film is a touching, painful and true portrayal of skinhead subculture in England in the eighties and begins with our main character, a 12-year-old isolated schoolboy called Shaun. He is woken up not by an alarm but by the radio talking about the glory of going to war. Shaun is dealing with the loss of his father in the Falklands war, and has the behavior of not giving in when criticism or verbal abuse comes his way, which we can see when he insults the Pakistani owner of a store Shaun was banned from. His stubborn behavior also causes him trouble when he is picked on at school due to his pants, but also introduces him to a group of skinheads in a tunnel led by Woody. Their group consists of Milky who is the only black skinhead in the group, Lol who is Woody 's significant other, Gadget, Smell (Shaun’s older love interest with an interesting sense of style), along with five others.
The main character Ben, is a boy whose parents are divorced, living with his mom he shows his dad a negative attitude and has never had many friends. After the tragic accident that leaves Ben and the others in shock, he is falsely accused of being responsible for this, which turns the whole school against him. It was entertaining to see how Ben acted in various situations and I think he changed a lot throughout the story which kept me on the edge of my seat. Ben overall is a realistic character; he holds true to the typical “skater boy” stereotype. Ben was very important in the story, as he was the main character and I liked him as a character.
Todd Anderson is Neil’s roommate; he is very shy and timid. Throughout the movie the student’s teacher Mr. Keating, guides the students to chase their dreams, and break out of their shells. 2. How are adults viewed by students? Mr. Keating is viewed as rowdy and rebellious to the conservative structure the preparatory usually implements.
He knows that the school doesn’t want him to be there anymore, his roommate almost beat him unconscious, and his parents will only be disappointed when they know that he has been expelled from yet another school. For Holden, it seems like there is no one else to turn to, except his younger sister Phoebe who he can’t see unless he goes home. Teenagers all across America feel this same sort of detachment from the rest of society. Only one thing going wrong could cause the rest of our worlds to collapse. Holden ended up trying to live on the streets when he ran out of money, and as the story progressed, he dug himself into a larger hole of loneliness.
Imagine a world where all students cared about each other, well that’s the objective of restorative justice. Restorative justice is a type of disciplinary action use to help heal offender. Restorative justice does this by bringing students, family and teachers into a group and talking about what happened. Restorative justice works because It stops fighting, It it helps students keep their grades up, and students treat each other better. Some may argue that restorative justice doesn 't work because it makes schools look weak.
Their teacher is starting to get frustrated with the behavior between the two boys. Therefore, using some of the ideas from the STAR (Strategies And Resources) Sheet, the teacher will be able to encourage appropriate behavior and the teacher will keep her sanity. I. Introduction It is very important, as teachers, that we guide, correct, and encourage our
In a world where things are always changing and getting better we get to the topic of Osage High School and its change. The school has turned a little outdated with not adding the proper improvements like other school have in the area. Now I am totally for the new renovations of the school to in hopes to get student more comfortable and proud of the school. Overall I feel as if the new additions will improve the school and the students in it. The main points of a school are a place where students can learn and feel safe.