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17 October 2013

Coming To A 4th Grader Near You Courtesy Of Common Core: The American Society Is Designed For White People So That They Can Maintain Their 'Privilege'

Via WZ:

'We at EAGnews recently purchased a series of teaching guides that an untold number of American schools are using – or will soon begin using – to teach the new Common Core national standards in math and English.

The guides were produced by the Zaner-Bloser company. We wanted to examine these teaching materials to get a better idea about the values and ideological perspectives that school children will be influenced by.

These values and ideologies will have a long term impact – good or bad – on the way the upcoming generation of Americans thinks and believes.

We looked at guides designed to teach literature and writing skills to students in grades one through six. The guides feature different texts promoted and approved by Common Core experts, and they include week-long lessons for each text.

This guide is for 4th grade teachers, and it contains texts and lessons that have the common theme of “Meeting Challenges.”

This particular lesson is based on a book called “The Jacket.” The Zaner-Bloser folks obviously consider this an important book because they designed a two-week lesson plan for it.

The story centers around a young white boy named Phil who wrongly accuses an African-American student of stealing his brother’s jacket. 

It’s a fun little book about racism and white privilege – a left-wing concept that teaches African Americans the values of American society are designed to benefit white people.'

FLASHBACK: Freedom's Just Another Word For ... Wealthy, White Men?

'The nation’s premiere voting rights museum—the National Voting Rights Museum—now sits at the foot of the bridge [in Selma, Alabama]. The museum is an inadvertent monument to the civil rights movement’s degeneration. Its outlook is neatly captured in ten words that begin its timeline display of the civil rights movement. There, we find a replica of John Trumball’s iconic depiction of the signing of the Declaration of Independence with the caption, “1776. The Declaration of Independence signed by wealthy white men.”

The original civil rights giants would never have tolerated this historically false assertion. They were patriots, driven by love for their fellow countrymen and a burning desire to make America a better place for all its citizens. They repeatedly and vehemently rejected hatred. But the nasty caption captures the bitter spirit of much of the civil rights movement today and of numerous race-based activist groups around the country.'

- J Christian Adams

Related:  The Wannabe Oppressed

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