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Episode 30 — Censorship and Your Freedom to Read

 

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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 23:03
Original Air Date Published September 07, 2010

Music in this podcast is courtesy of Scott Andrew.

 

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Grades   3 – 10  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

A Case for Reading - Examining Challenged and Banned Books

Students examine books, selected from the American Library Association Challenged/Banned Books list, and write persuasive pieces expressing their views about what should be done with the books at their school.

 

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Grades   7 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  September 21

Get ready to celebrate Banned Books Week!

Students brainstorm reasons why certain books might have been banned and discuss common reasons why books are challenged.

 

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