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From the Ted Talk by Victor Rios: Help for kids the education system ignores

Unscramble the Blue Letters

When you look at a picture like this, of young people who are in my sudty ... you might see tobulre. I mean one of the boys has a bottle of liquor in his hand, he's 14 years old and it's a scoohl day. Other polpee, when they see this picture, might see gangs, thugs, delinquents — criminals. But I see it different. I see these young people through a perspective that looks at the assets that they bring to the education system. So will you join me in changing the way we label yuong people from "at-risk" to "at-promise?"

Open Cloze

When you look at a picture like this, of young people who are in my _____ ... you might see _______. I mean one of the boys has a bottle of liquor in his hand, he's 14 years old and it's a ______ day. Other ______, when they see this picture, might see gangs, thugs, delinquents — criminals. But I see it different. I see these young people through a perspective that looks at the assets that they bring to the education system. So will you join me in changing the way we label _____ people from "at-risk" to "at-promise?"

Solution

  1. young
  2. people
  3. school
  4. study
  5. trouble

Original Text

When you look at a picture like this, of young people who are in my study ... you might see trouble. I mean one of the boys has a bottle of liquor in his hand, he's 14 years old and it's a school day. Other people, when they see this picture, might see gangs, thugs, delinquents — criminals. But I see it different. I see these young people through a perspective that looks at the assets that they bring to the education system. So will you join me in changing the way we label young people from "at-risk" to "at-promise?"

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
young people 15
education system 2
glass bottles 2

Important Words

  1. assets
  2. bottle
  3. boys
  4. bring
  5. changing
  6. criminals
  7. day
  8. delinquents
  9. education
  10. gangs
  11. hand
  12. join
  13. label
  14. liquor
  15. people
  16. perspective
  17. picture
  18. school
  19. study
  20. system
  21. thugs
  22. trouble
  23. years
  24. young