Bridge to Terabithia
by Katherine Paterson
Rationale by Kent L. Bryson
Grade Level and Audience
In this novel, Bridge to Terabithia, Katherine Paterson (1977) tells a fascinating story of friendship.
Paterson's novel is a heart warming story of two childr
For this assignment students will compare a printed YA text to a media representation of the text.
Examples of media representations might include a film, an audio recording, a graphic novel, etc.
Students will submi
What are book talks?
Basically, theyre a short introduction to a book. Theyre like movie trailers
or teasers intended to spark adolescents interest. They usually include one
or two paragraphs read from the book and a brief introduction to the
Final Project: Using the Book(s) Presentations
DUE: The last week of classes
Using the Book(s): How can adolescent literature be used?
This is an inquiry project where you will formulate a question about something that interests you
and about whic
ENGL 4114: Using the Book Presentation Rubric
Title of Presentation _
Date of Presentation _
The content of the presentation must clearly meet 2 of the following course outcomes: 2, 5, 7,
and 9. The presenter addresses why he o
Self-Selected Book Ideas
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie
Feed, M.T. Anderson
Thirteen Reasons Why, Jay Asher
The House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros
The Chocolate War, Robert Cormier
Bud Not Buddy, Christopher Paul Curti
Selection and Censorship of ELA Materials
What are the differences among the following: censoring a book, challenging a book, and a
banning a book?
What is censorship?
Censorship is the suppression of ideas and information that certain personsindividual
ELA CCGPS UNIT PLAN: 3rd 9 weeks
This unit is provided as a sample of available resources and tasks; it is for informational purposes only. It is your responsibility to investigate the
resources listed here to determine their value and appropriate
Issue: The Effects Reality Shows Plays On Societal Norms
Over the course of the years, societal norms have changed tremendously. Things like sex,
drugs, violence, profanity, nudity, and lack of family orientation just to name a few are things
that are bec