Set in Warsaw, Poland, in the late 1903s, this story is narrated by an orphan who cannot remember the most basic facts of his own life, including his name. 175 more words
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Young People's Pavilion
College of Education
Department of Literacy
Boise State University
ED-LTCY 346- 1154 Children’s Literature
CLICK HERE to see the full syllabus.
Instructor: Michael Strickland, M.A. 616 more words
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Unwind is the first novel in a dystopian series. In this futuristic society, the forces of pro-life and pro-choice reach a compromise by making “unwinding” legal between the ages of 13-18. 210 more words
Best Book I Have Not Read
when you can’t figure out how to post on your blog
you can’t remember the title of the last children or YA book you’ve read… 112 more words
The Key Stage 3 subject content descriptors for reading are certainly very interesting.
Go to the English Programmes of Study.
According to the guidance ‘[p]upils should be taught to: develop an appreciation and love of reading.’ Quite rightly, this appears at the very start. 368 more words
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An exciting little parcel arrived last week – copies of my latest quick-read for teens (or even for adults) in Ransom’s Shades 2.0 series. It’s a small, neat book. 539 more words
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Web of Notes
In June The Guardian published some tips from teachers, including me, on how to encourage students to read for pleasure.
Below are my tips from the article, as well as a few other points which were raised when corresponding with… 778 more words