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Teacher Resources by Grade
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|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Accountable Book Clubs: Focused Discussions
|Grades||7 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Unit|
|Estimated Time||Eight 45-minute sessions|
Burlington, New Jersey
Grades 6 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Through a series of picture book read-alouds, students engage in critical discussion of complex issues of race, class, and gender.
Grades 6 – 9 | Professional Library | Book
This book is a valuable resource for middle school teachers who want to use significant social issues such as race, class, and poverty to invigorate their teaching of literacy and communication skills.
Grades 6 – 8 | Professional Library | Journal
Examine the ways in which community can be constructed in the middle school classroom using online electronic discussions of literature.