It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a meme started by Book Journey. The folks over at Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers have given it a children’s/YA spin. 136 more words
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Krakauer, Jon. Into the Wild. New York: Random House, 1996.
Plot Description: The story of Chris McCandless’s short life and tragic death is legend to some and foolish error to others, but this narrative nonfiction book is nonetheless engaging and informative, especially for older teenagers. 474 more words
Sharing Diane Ravitch’s: How to Turn Great Literature into Informational Text. Funny, yet useful!
I am from St. Louis and the events of the past week have literally hit close to home for me. As an educator I know that we have an obligation to talk to our students about the events surrounding the conflict in Ferguson and I believe it is an opportunity to teach valuable lessons from the stories of history. 540 more words