Nothing But the Truth
Learners read a novel in which the main character gets caught up in a battle with the forces of patriotism and school policy, eventually against the backdrop of the national media. This lesson provides rich role play opportunities for students.
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Nothing But the Truth: Anticipation Guide
“What does it mean to be patriotic?” “Should grades factor in to a student’s eligibility for extracurricular activities?” Class members complete an anticipation guide that asks them to respond to a series of statements that highlight...
5th - 9th English Language Arts
Literature Circle Guide to Crispin: The Cross of Lead by Ari
Ari's Newbery Award-winning historical novel, Crispin: The Cross of Lead is a great choice for literature circle discussions. Here's a resource that provides suggestions for discussion questions and a list of activities related to the...
5th - 7th English Language Arts