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Episode 1 — Teen Identity and Tough Situations

 

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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 12:00
Original Air Date Published April 01, 2008

Music in this podcast is courtesy of Scott Andrew.

 

Calendar Activities

Grades   2 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  January 31

The Chinese New Year starts today.

Today is the first day of the New Year on the Chinese lunar calendar.

 

Grades   5 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  June 12

Anne Frank received her famous diary in 1942.

Students learn about eyewitness reports through a lesson that is grade-level appropriate. Then, groups use primary source documents and research an event using eyewitness accounts.

 

Grades   5 – 8  |  Calendar Activity  |  October 12

Read a book! The third week of October is Teen Read Week.

Students are encouraged to read a variety of books and participate in a book club in celebration of Teen Read Week.

 

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  January 1

Annie Moore becomes the first immigrant to enter Ellis Island in 1892.

Students explore online resources about Ellis Island, interview an immigrant in the area, and publish their stories.

 

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