By Pat Mora
I'm quiet like a turtle."
So promised Juana Inés, a bit woman who enjoyed phrases, on her first day of college. while she was once 3 years previous, Juana Inés her sister to college and peeked within the window, then begged the instructor to be allowed to stick so she may perhaps tips on how to learn. quickly she used to be making up tales, songs, and poems--she enjoyed studying and he or she enjoyed analyzing. and he or she couldn't wait to have her personal number of books! ultimately, Juana went directly to turn into Sor Juana Inés de l. a. Cruz, a nun, and he or she dedicated her existence to writing and studying and phrases. notwithstanding she died in 1695, Sor Juana Inés is nonetheless certainly one of the main excellent writers in Mexico's historical past: her poetry is recited through schoolchildren all through Mexico and is studied at faculties and universities worldwide. right here is the tale of her existence, a major one packed with wisdom, success, and thought, lovingly instructed via the well known children's publication writer Pat Mora and gorgeously illustrated through Beatriz Vidal.
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Those outside the group can be derided for wearing the wrong clothes, being of a different race or religion, or being too studious. They may even carry on “negative campaigns” against chosen targets, heaping verbal abuse and humiliation on them. In order to stay in the group and be accepted, as well as gain the feelings of power that result, members go along with this behavior. The consequence is that bigotry and racism become part of children’s value systems as well as increase their need to conform to standards that may conﬂict with values they have been taught at home.
You must guide them to choose things they can do while challenging them to progress to the next level of developmental abilities. Someone Who Is a Good Role Model Although parents still continue to be important, school-age children will be looking to you as a model. They watch what you do and listen to your words. They sometimes imitate you as they develop their own standards for behavior. Therefore, you should have the characteristics you want children to have. Honesty, dependability, fairness, and trustworthiness are some of the traits you might consider.
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