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Episode 8 — Books Worth Owning


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Text Messages: Recommendations for Adolescent Readers

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Grades 6 – 12
Podcast Series Text Messages: Recommendations for Adolescent Readers
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Duration 12:46
Original Air Date Published November 01, 2008

Music in this podcast is courtesy of Scott Andrew.


Calendar Activities

Grades   K – 6  |  Calendar Activity  |  October 1

Find favorite book picks in the Children's Choices.

Students create lists of their favorite books and then the class creates a "Top Picks" class booklist. Students can use the Book Cover Creator to create a book jacket for their favorite book.


Grades   8 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  February 9

Author Matt de la Peña was born today.

Students use an essay by de la Peña as a model for writing their own literacy autobiography.


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