Published in the United States by Broadway Books, an imprint of the Crown The Freedom Writers diary: how a teacher and teens used writing to. about Erin Gruwell and her amazing students in The Freedom Writers Diary, experts have written The Freedom Writers Diary Teacher's Guide, a book that. PDF | On Dec 18, , Luisse Zanther Carreos and others The Freedom Writer's Diary differs from other books because it provides a sense.

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The Freedom Writers Diary was published in It is an amazing true story of strength, courage, and achievement in the face of adversity. The book is a. When I was asked to write the foreword to The Freedom Writers Diary, I must say I of a Young Girl, my own book, Zlata's Diary: A Child's Life in Sarajevo (and. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Erin Gruwell, the Freedom Writers, and her nonprofit .. Freedom Writers Diary Quotations: A passage from the book illustrating the Freedom Writers' experience. • Teacher Talk: Comments from our Freedom.

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Embeds 0 No embeds. No notes for slide. The vocabulary and expressions used were not what I would expect to hear from a group of high school freshmen, particularly in a group of kids that was previously underachieving and hated reading and writing.

Inner city dialect was juxtaposed with difficult vocabulary and phrasing that seemed adult and dated on almost every page. I skimmed through the rest of the book to see if there was any information on how the journals were edited, or if they went through any type of writing process with them typically a journal wouldn't go through revision but didn't see any explanation.

Maybe I was just missing something.

There also was not any description of how Ms. Gruwell was able to elicit the trust of all of her students so quickly so that they would be comfortable writing about their crimes and personal issues and get them to write pages and pages when they had refused to do any writing before.

It seemed that she was able to have them writing full entries that were eloquent and insightful within the first month or two.

I know that there is truth to these stories.

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I know that this is a real class and Ms. Gruwell is a real teacher. I just can't get past the belief that these diaries are not fully authentic and that these words have been reshaped somewhere along the line; how can I tell how much and by whom?

Why wasn't this addressed?In addition, some were English Language Learners. Brief summary of how to use our student-generated visual graphics.

Add to Cart About The Freedom Writers Diary Straight from the front line of urban America, the inspiring story of one fiercely determined teacher and her remarkable students. Thank you for.

Overall, The Freedom Writers Diary is a very interesting, very realistic book written by a determined teacher and the students whose lives she helped change for the better.