MR / Schenectady, NY. Mont Pleasant Middle School (urban public school). English as a Second Language classroom (ESL). Student (girl at right; 14; grade 8; Afghani-American) is having difficulty getting started on classroom writing assignment. Teacher (at left; Mexican-American) asks her to think about and verbalize what she wants to say. Teacher then writes short phrases on sticky notes that student can refer to as she works on the assignment. Student's fingernails are colored with henna because she has just celebrated the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha. MR: Con8, Taj1. ID: AJ-esl1. © Ellen B. Senisi
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MR / Schenectady, NY. Mont Pleasant Middle School (urban public school). English as a Second Language classroom (ESL). Student (girl at right; 14; grade 8; Afghani-American) is having difficulty getting started on classroom writing assignment. Teacher (at left; Mexican-American) asks her to think about and verbalize what she wants to say. Teacher then writes short phrases on sticky notes that student can refer to as she works on the assignment. Student's fingernails are colored with henna because she has just celebrated the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha. MR: Con8, Taj1. ID: AJ-esl1. © Ellen B. Senisi

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