Read Across Texas
Sixth graders read various books about the state of Texas. They read their assigned book, write a book report, and create an illustration or a shadow box of a scene from their assigned book.
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New Review Wonder in the Classroom
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3rd - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
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6th - 12th English Language Arts