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Resources for Grades 9 - 10

From texts to e-mails to websites, teens may not realize how much they read and write every day. Help them understand—and make the most of—the reading and writing they do outside of school.

Activities & Projects  

Create a Career Blog

Create a Career Blog

This activity invites children and teens to explore various careers and then write about what they might want to be when they grow up in a blog.

 

Personal Playlists: Ten Favorite Songs

Personal Playlists: Ten Favorite Songs

Work with a teen to create a wiki with everything people should know about the teen's top ten favorite songs—and your favorite songs as well! Then invite friends to add their favorite songs too.

 
 

 

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Games & Tools  

Diamante Poems

Diamante Poems

Diamante poems are poems where the longest line comes in the middle, creating a diamond-like shape. The Diamante Poems tool helps children write these patterned poems.

 

 

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Tips & How To's  

Helping a Teen Plan and Conduct an Interview

Helping a Teen Plan and Conduct an Interview

Interviewing family members or friends can be a valuable way for teens to learn about themselves and their families.

 

 

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Printouts  

Tips for Teens Writing a Children's Picture Storybook

Tips for Teens Writing a Children's Picture Storybook

This printout helps young writers focus on characteristics of well-written children's picture storybooks and what makes them unique.

 

 

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Podcasts  

Celebrating the NCTE African American Read-In

Celebrating the NCTE African American Read-In

Tune in for recommendations of both old and new titles by distinguished African American authors who write for teens.

 

 

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