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Learn All Year Long

Learn All Year Long

Learn All Year Long

Kids and teens should read and write even when they are out of school. Why is this so important?

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Parent & Afterschool Resources

ReadWriteThink has a variety of resources for out-of-school use. Visit our Parent & Afterschool Resources section to learn more.

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The Year I Was Born: An Autobiography Project

 

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The Year I Was Born: An Autobiography Project

Grades 9 – 12
Activity Time Several hours (can be completed over the course of several days)
Activity Author

Susan Spangler

Susan Spangler

Fredonia, New York

 
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English
 

Activities & Projects

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Activities & Projects

Grades   9 – 12  |  Activity & Project

Soundtrack for My Life

In this project, teens create autobiographies, adding music selections to their life stories.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Activity & Project

Creating Family Timelines

Children can interview family members and make an illustrated timeline of the most important family events and memories.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Activity & Project

Bio-Graph: Graphing Life Events

Work with teens to learn about family members’ significant personal experiences by interviewing them and sharing their stories with the rest of the family.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Activity & Project

Recording Family Stories

Teens can take part in the process of building family histories by recording the stories, or memoirs, of family members.

 

Grades   6 – 12  |  Activity & Project

Beguiling Billboards: Finding Inspiration along the Road

For this activity, teens study “Pass It On” billboards created by The Foundation for a Better Life either online or on-the-go, and create an original billboard and inspirational phrase for a person of their choosing.

 

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Podcast Episodes

Grades   K – 5  |  Podcast Episode

Precious Memories

Check out three books that show how precious family memories are and meet Kate Messner, the author of The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z.

 

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