Walter Dean Myers: A Man of Many Words

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Using Monster, Slam, or Fallen Angels with your young readers? Here’s a PowerPoint about Walter Dean Myers that could be shown in the classroom or used as a teacher resource. The presentation includes a brief biography, a partial list of his books and short stories, a list of the awards and honors Myers has received, and links to additional teacher resources. The resource is definitely worth a look.

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  • The initial slides can be used to provide background information on Myers and generate interest in his writings
  • The links to teacher resources provide additional background information about Myers's involvement in the civil rights struggle
Cons

  • Preview the presentation to determine whether to use as a teacher or student resource