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Episode 58 — Life Stories

 

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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 28:30
Original Air Date Published January 10, 2013

Music in this podcast is courtesy of Scott Andrew.

 

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Lesson Plans

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Unit

Having My Say: A Multigenre Autobiography Project

Students compose a multigenre paper, modeled after the Delany sister's autobiography, Having Our Say, that includes the autobiographical narrative essay as well as an informational nonfiction piece.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Unit

Students express themselves verbally, visually, and musically by creating multimodal autobiographies, exchanging ideas with other students and sharing important events in their lives through PowerPoint presentations.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan  |  Unit

Biography Project: Research and Class Presentation

Classroom biography study offers high-interest reading with a purpose, as students begin with inquiry and research, summarize and organize their information, and prepare oral presentations to share with the class.

 

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Student Interactives

Grades   3 – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Bio Cube

Bio Cube is a useful summarizing tool that helps students identify and list key elements about a person for a biography or autobiography.

 

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Calendar Activities

Grades   K – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  February 1

Take part in the African American Read-In!

Students come together with family and friends to take part in a read-in of books by African American authors and report their results.

 

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Activities & Projects

Grades   3 – 8  |  Activity & Project

Amazing Biographies: Writing About People Who Change the World

 

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Podcast Episodes

Grades   6 – 12  |  Podcast Episode

Nonfiction Roundup

 

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