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Alphabiography Project: Totally You

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Alphabiography Project: Totally You

Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Two 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Lisa Storm Fink

Lisa Storm Fink

Urbana, Illinois

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

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Kristine

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.

 

ReadWriteThink Staff

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>.

 

becky

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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