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Marita’s Bargain

Jenesys

Bourdier

, Nicole Kim, Julianne Monroe

DiRenno

Period 1

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KIPP Academy

Knowledge Is Power ProgramKids are chosen by a lotteryWorld-renowned for mathematics“SSLANT”Average school day- 7:25 AM to 5:00 PM plus Saturdays80% of graduates will go to college

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Marita from Bronx

Average school dayWake up at 5:45 AMGets home at 5:30 PMDoes homework for 3-4 hoursSleeps at 11:15 PM“KIPP promises that it will take kids like her who are stuck in poverty and give them a chance to get her out.”

“All my friends now are from KIPP

.”

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The Effect of Cultural Legacies On Education

Summer vacation in America Vs. Asia-

US- 180 days

South Korea- 220 days

Japan- 243 days

Low-income students will fall behind compared to affluent students

Wealthy students can:

Summer programs/camps

Summer work

Read more

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“Schools

work. The only problem with school, for the kids who aren’t achieving, is that there isn’t enough of it.”

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Discussion Questions

What is special about the KIPP program?

What is the significance of summer vacation?

Why do Asian schools have a longer school year?

Do you think where you live and your background can affects your chances of being successful?

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Connections

Text to text:

refers to “Rice Paddies

and

Math Tests” and “The Ethnic Theory of Plane Crashes”

Text to media:

Oprah Winfrey

Text to self:

O

pportunities to work hard to be successful like sports, clubs, etc.

Text to world:

Can’t be successful unless you work hard and take different opportunities no matter what your background is

You don’t have to be wealthy, extremely smart, or go to a prestigious school to be successful

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