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Talking Chips Lead to Deeper Level Literature Discussions in Middle School

Walking into the classroom, the tables were set and the chips were down in three even rows of three (3×3) and the question was asked┬áif you were Rachael Landau, determine what you are going to do only having enough money … Continue reading

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Review: The Field Guide to the North American Teenager

The Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe HarperCollins Publishing, 2018, 373 pages; Grades: 8-12;┬áISBN 9780062885203 Norris Kaplan, a witty Black French Canadian, is transplanted into an Austin, Texas high school culture experiencing the nuances of the … Continue reading

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