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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  

Blog About Courage Using Photos

Blog About Courage Using Photos

Engage teens in this activity in which they use photographs to examine and write about courage on 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  

Hero's Journey

Hero's Journey

Harry Potter. Frodo. Luke Skywalker. These popular characters from novels and films share a common root: the ancient myth of the hero's journey. This tool gives teens the information they need to take a closer look at an epic hero or create a hero of their own.

 

 

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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  

New Voices in Young Adult Literature

New Voices in Young Adult Literature

Tune in to this episode to hear about a range of titles by first-time YA authors, including mysteries, romances, humorous stories, and great contemporary realistic fiction.

 

 

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