Explosive controversy over an Islamic-themed vocabulary lesson being taught at a Pitt County High School was recently exposed by Dianne Lynn Savage, who urges the audience to share this video as widely as possible and to not ‘just sit back and allow this.’
The video, which has received more than 200,000 views, features Facebook Dianne Lynn Savage sharing her concerns and reading from the lesson.
Pitt County school officials have released a statement about the concern as well as the lesson itself.
School officials stated:
“It was brought to our attention that there were questions about a vocabulary assignment in a senior English class at Farmville Central High School. The course is designed to accompany the world literature text, which emphasizes culture in literature.
Concerns expressed to us were related to the religious nature of sentences providing vocabulary words in context. After an investigation, we discovered that the vocabulary lesson was taken directly from a state-adopted supplemental workbook published by Holt, Rinehart, and Winston.”advertisement - story continues below
The release went on to state:
“Our school system understands all concerns related to proselytizing, and there is no place for it in our instruction. However, this particular lesson was one many the students this class have had and will have that expose them to the various religions and how they shape cultures throughout the world.”
Here are some of the lesson pages:
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