Responding to Literature, Grade 8
Unit 1 Working Toward Your Dreams
Unit 2 Family Ties
Unit 3 Going Down the Road
Unit 4 Understanding Conflict
Unit 5 Open a Book, Open a World
Unit 6 Far Horizons
Unit 7 Folklore of the Americas
Unit 8 Stories to Tell: Fiction
Unit 9 Words in Motion: Poetry
Unit 10 Turning Words into Action: Drama
Unit 11 Telling It As It Is: Nonfiction
Unit 12 Reading Between the Lines
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The Fun They Had / Isaac Asimov


Collaborative Learning: Planning a Teen Read Week Celebration

Can you imagine a world without books? The American Library Association is dedicated to promoting books and reading. Along with all the other programs they sponsor, for one week every year in October, they celebrate Teen Read Week. Visit the Teen Read Week page on their website and click on "Ways to Celebrate Teen Read Week." Working in a small group, plan an activity celebrating Teen Read Week. You can pick an activity from the website or come up with your own idea. In your plan, consider what supplies you need, how long the activity will take, who will coordinate each part of the activity, etc. Compile the activity plans from all the groups in your class into a booklet, and present it to your school’s media specialist or school librarian.

Teen Read Week

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