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Episode 37 — New and Noteworthy Nonfiction

 

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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 18:04
Original Air Date Published April 05, 2011

Music in this podcast is courtesy of Scott Andrew.

 

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Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  January 25

NCTE's Orbis Pictus Nonfiction Award is announced today.

Students conduct research and write original works of nonfiction on topics of their choice.

 

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  January 11

Amelia Earhart completed her solo flight from Honolulu to Oakland in 1935.

Students explore the definition of a hero and use the interactive Venn diagram to identify the most common characteristics of a hero.

 

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Podcast Episodes

Grades   6 – 12  |  Podcast Episode

Nonfiction Roundup

With each annual crop of new nonfiction, teens have the opportunity to discover and explore new disciplinary worlds. Tune in to hear about an array of recently-published nonfiction titles that will engage teens in learning about history, science, economics, and medicine. You’ll hear about junk food and advertising, the atomic bomb and civil rights, bird watching and volcanoes – books written in a variety of formats for a variety of teen readers.

 

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