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Tuesday, May 31

  1. page War in America edited ... Women in the Infantry? No Thanks - former (female) army captain shares her concerns about wome…
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    Women in the Infantry? No Thanks - former (female) army captain shares her concerns about women joining infantry units.
    Rift Among Navy SEALS Over Members Who Cash In On the Brand - is it okay for SEALs to sell their stories, or even just to tell them? What if the government is doing so to recruit high school students?
    Those With Multiple Tours of War Overseas Struggle At Home
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Wednesday, May 25

  1. page American Identity edited ... Yes, My Son Is Transgender. No, You May Not Ask About His Genitals - a good article to read if…
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    Yes, My Son Is Transgender. No, You May Not Ask About His Genitals - a good article to read if you're not sure what's OK to ask a transgender person.
    Sexual Attraction and Fluidity - about the many people, especially in younger generations, that don't define themselves by the gender and sexuality binaries.
    What It Feels Like To Use the Wrong Bathroom
    Issues Related to Boys/Men:
    "The Boys at the Back": "Boys score as well as or better than girls on most standardized tests, yet they are far less likely to get good grades, take advanced classes or attend college. Why?"
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Wednesday, May 4

  1. page The American Family edited ... Full text - but you should still have a copy of the book (on paper) The e.e. cummings poem th…
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    Full text - but you should still have a copy of the book (on paper)
    The e.e. cummings poem that is quoted in the epigraph.
    Reading notes and questions
    Discussion Questions
    "The Catastrophe of Success" Discussion Questions
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Thursday, April 28

  1. page The American Family edited ... Mom: The Designated Worrier - food for thought on gender roles in families. Articles, classwo…
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    Mom: The Designated Worrier - food for thought on gender roles in families.
    Articles, classwork, and links about A Raisin in the Sun:
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    actual paper.
    Notes Organizer
    Coming of Age and Gender Identity (classwork)
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Monday, April 11

  1. page American Identity edited ... Issues Related to Boys/Men: "The Boys at the Back": "Boys score as well as or …
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    Issues Related to Boys/Men:
    "The Boys at the Back": "Boys score as well as or better than girls on most standardized tests, yet they are far less likely to get good grades, take advanced classes or attend college. Why?"
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    of "manhood." See also When a Feminist Pledges a Sorority for another take on college Greek life.
    Pity the Men on Top: A look at how men in the 1950s-60s suffered by being expected to be the sole provider of their families' incomes: "The cost to men — in terms of stress, time lost with the families they were trying so hard to support and lack of freedom to pursue personal interests — has not been nearly as well documented."
    Why Most Mass Murderers Are Privileged White Men: This article argues, "the less privileged you are, the less likely you are to take your violence outside of your family and your community."
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    Alison Bechdel Misses Feeling Special - an interview with the author of Fun Home, with some thoughts about gender identity.
    The Fear Factor: A Clueless Male Learns How Scary "Compliments" Can Be To Women Runners - as a woman runner, I ask you to read this!
    When a Feminist Pledges a Sorority
    Gender in General:
    "Minimalist Parenting, 'Manimalist' Style": Do fathers parent differently than mothers?
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Friday, April 8

  1. page American Identity edited ... 10 Responses to "Man Up" - Spoken word poetry about this silly phrase, suggested by …
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    10 Responses to "Man Up" - Spoken word poetry about this silly phrase, suggested by a student. Thank you! It reminds me of the song "When I Was a Boy"by Dar Williams (listen all the way to the end for the "when I was a girl" verse).
    Men's Lib - an editorial discussing how men need to adjust to changes in the economy and society in general.
    Teaching Men To Be Emotionally Honest - about the ongoing conversation and courses on college campuses that look at the emotional difficulty of being stereotypically masculine.
    Issues Related to Girls/Woman:
    "Does Victoria's Secret Care That Parents Hate Pink?": Is it a bad idea for young girls and teens to wear suggestive underwear? (Yes, some parents worry about this stuff!)
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Monday, April 4

  1. page War in America edited ... Two Graduating Rangers, Aware Of Their Burden - about the first female ranger school graduates…
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    Two Graduating Rangers, Aware Of Their Burden - about the first female ranger school graduates
    Women in the Infantry? No Thanks - former (female) army captain shares her concerns about women joining infantry units.
    Rift Among Navy SEALS Over Members Who Cash In On the Brand - is it okay for SEALs to sell their stories, or even just to tell them? What if the government is doing so to recruit high school students?
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Tuesday, March 8

  1. page Poetry edited ... "Hyper-" by David Baker: Poetry Quiz Practice Please observe these strong but diffe…
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    "Hyper-" by David Baker: Poetry Quiz Practice
    Please observe these strong but different responses:
    2016:
    Block 1
    Block 2
    2015:
    Block 1
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Monday, March 7

  1. page Poetry edited ... "Hyper-" by David Baker: Poetry Quiz Practice Please observe these strong but diffe…
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    "Hyper-" by David Baker: Poetry Quiz Practice
    Please observe these strong but different responses:
    2016:
    Block 1

    2015:
    Block 1
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Wednesday, January 27

  1. page home edited ... Schedules, Syllabus, and Course Guidelines Our schedule of work--be sure you are reading your…
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    Schedules, Syllabus, and Course Guidelines
    Our schedule of work--be sure you are reading your correct block:
    BLOCK 2 FALL SCHEDULE
    BLOCK 2 SPRING SCHEDULE
    BLOCK 1 FALL SCHEDULE
    BLOCK 1 SPRING SCHEDULE
    SNOW DAY NOTE: Your homework is still due. See your schedule and/or NetClassroom for details. Please email me (jsmith@wilmingtonfriends.org, NOT gmail) if you have any issues - this will help us to avoid awkward moments. Thank you!
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