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Episode 8 — Guys Read


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Chatting About Books: Recommendations for Young Readers

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Grades K – 5
Podcast Series Chatting About Books: Recommendations for Young Readers
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Duration 16:15
Original Air Date Published November 05, 2008

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Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan  |  Unit

Boys Read: Considering Courage in Novels

In this lesson designed especially for boys, students read a work of realistic fiction and get to know courageous male characters through writing, Internet activities, and discussion.


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Grades   K – 8  |  Calendar Activity  |  September 8

Jon Scieszka was born in 1954.

Students review Scieszka's tips for encouraging young people to read and then create their own, sharing ideas with adults in their community through a letter.


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