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Congressman John Lewis: “Sometimes you have to make a way out of no way”

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You are no doubt aware of the sit-in going on now in the House of Representatives led by legendary Congressman John Lewis.

I’ve previously shared a number of important resources about Congressman Lewis — you can find them all here.

My favorite related classroom resources is “You Must Find A Way To Get In Trouble,” a writing prompt I use based on one of his speeches.

CNN has just published a good article about the sit-in featuring a short video interview with Congressman Lewis that would be a great companion to that writing prompt exercise (the video is not embeddable at this time).

Here’s an excerpt from that CNN article:

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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