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Looking for NEW titles for 11th grade Literature Analysis
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jessica Hinman Nov 12, 2010.


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"Thank you Andrew, I have both of these titles in my library and the kids do seem to love them. I haven't read them myself, but I will pass along your recommendation to my English teachers. Thank you for your help. Best, Mary"
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Andrew van Zyl replied to MGotham's discussion Looking for NEW titles for 11th grade Literature Analysis
"Hi there. I think Feed by M T Anderson would be an awesome book to do with this age group It is a very topical dystopian novel with a great story…"
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Looking for NEW titles for 11th grade Literature Analysis

We use the classics for teaching literary elements but would like a few suggestions for currently published (last 10 years) titles that our English teachers can use with 11th grade students.  The goal is to analyze for literary elements with "off the beaten path" books.  Any suggestions?See More
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Distance Learning Carts ~ any ideas?

Our district has distance learning carts in all of our building libraries: elem, middle and high schools.  We are looking for ideas and specific "places/contacts" that we can visit.  Your feedback is most appreciated. See More
Apr 21, 2010

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