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Episode 7 — Making Sense of Series Books in Young Adult Literature
|Grades||6 – 12|
|Podcast Series||Text Messages: Recommendations for Adolescent Readers
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|Original Air Date||Published October 01, 2008|
Music in this podcast is courtesy of Scott Andrew.
Grades 3 – 8 | Calendar Activity |  October 4
Students select several books from one of Stratemeyer's series to read, discuss shared elements in the books, and use the 3-Circle Venn Diagram to compare story elements.
Grades 5 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  November 8
Students brainstorm the superstitions they know and small groups research one of the superstitions to determine its origin and meaning or purpose. Students can write about the superstition using the Mystery Cube interactive.