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Walls and the Meaning of LibertySlide2
The first of these children’s books came out in 1992.
This is how the publisher describes the books: “The
and its sequel, Talking Walls: The Stories Continue, introduce young readers to different cultures and different issues around the world by telling the stories of walls and how they can hold a community together or separate it. Featured walls include the Great Wall of China, the murals of Diego Rivera, Nelson Mandela's prison walls, a Holocaust memorial in Poland, Ndebele wall designs in South Africa, Hadrian's Wall in England, and the Peace Lines in Belfast, Northern Ireland
. These books will spark the curiosity of young readers as they learn about their world and its amazing diversity.”Slide4
As you look at the representations of the following “walls,” answer these questions for each slide.
After looking closely at the photo(s) for a minute or two, what is your overall impression of the subject matter? What is your background knowledge?
What activities are taking place in each quadrant of the photo(s)?
What inferences can you make from the photo(s)?
Some “walls” bring us together. Some separate us. Some increase our liberty. Some decrease our liberty. What are the roles of “walls” on each slide?
What more do you need to know about each photo?Slide5
The West Bank BarrierSlide7
The Vietnam MemorialSlide8
The Peace Walls in Northern IrelandSlide9
Border Fence Between U.S. & Mex
Quarantine During Cuban Missile Crisis