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Alphabiography Project: Totally You
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Two 50-minute sessions|
- Published Comments
October 05, 2014
I agree with Becky. I was rather shocked to read the "totally James" article, and don't find it to be appropriate for the classroom either.
August 12, 2014
Here are some other memoirs that have a strong voice: Elie Wieselís <i>Night</i>, Walter Dean Myersí <i>Bad Boy</i>, Mildred Taylorís <i>Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry</i>, Sandra Cisnerosí <i>The House on Mango Street</i>, Cynthia Rylantís <i>When I Was Young in the Mountains</i> and <i>When the Relatives Came</i>, and Maya Angelouís <i>I Know Why a Caged Bird Sings</i>.
August 08, 2014
I do not think the topic of homosexuality is appropriate for a middle school com arts classroom. I would prefer a different reference and will have to find an alternative source to relate to this lesson. Maybe a compromise for you would be to find and offer that alternative.
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