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Don't Call Me Jeremy Lin
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ELA & Social and Emotional Learning
Responsible Decision-Making


Story Summary: When Kevin's basketball team plays against opposing teams, they are often the victims of racist taunts. After lashing out at one team, the team finds a more productive and satisfying way to advocate for themselves.

Learning Objectives
Youth will build their SEL by:
• Describing methods to positively fight for social justice
• Making connections between their experiences and the experiences of
others

Youth will increase their literacy by:
• Writing in a variety of formats to communicate their opinions on a
topic
• Annotating a text for text-to-self connections



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