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ReadWriteThink has a variety of resources for out-of-school use. Visit our Parent & Afterschool Resources section to learn more.

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Episode 2 — Teen Time Travel

 

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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 11:37
Original Air Date Published May 01, 2008

Music in this podcast is courtesy of Scott Andrew.

 

Calendar Activities

Grades   7 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  August 22

Science-fiction author Ray Bradbury was born in 1920.

Students do a Bradbury author study and then create flyers to advertise their favorite story using the ReadWriteThink Printing Press.

 

Grades   7 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  May 14

Star Wars creator George Lucas was born in 1944.

Students use the Hero's Journey interactive to describe how Luke Skywalker meets each stage of his journey, and then brainstorm other works that use the formula.

 

Grades   3 – 8  |  Calendar Activity  |  July 9

Nancy Farmer, three-time Newbery honoree, was born in 1941.

Students write original short stories in the science fiction genre based on some of Farmer's works and society's most hotly-debated issues, such as cloning, toxic waste, and brain implants.

 

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