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Teacher Resources by Grade
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|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Making Personal and Cultural Connections Using A Girl Named Disaster
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Four 60-minute sessions, plus time for students to read the book and respond in their logs|
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Chart paper
- Computers with Internet access
- Farmer, N. (1996). A Girl Named Disaster. New York: Orchard.
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
This interactive tool allows students to create Venn diagrams that contain two or three overlapping circles, enabling them to organize their information logically.
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Writing & Publishing Prose
The Stapleless Book can be used for taking notes while reading, making picture books, collecting facts, or creating vocabulary booklets . . . the possibilities are endless!
Grades K – 12 | Mobile App | Writing & Publishing Prose
The Stapleless Book app is designed to allow users to create with ease an eight-page book simply by folding and cutting. Students can choose from several different layouts for the pages of their books.
- HRW World Atlas (for map of Africa, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique)
- Behind the Name
- Global Book Club
- Scholastic Book Central: A Girl Named Disaster