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Part 1: The Courage to Be Me

Part 1

The Courage To Be Me

Sandra Cisneros

Eleven
How could a birthday go so wrong?

ACTIVITY

With a group of classmates, brainstorm some kinds of problems and obstacles that young people face every day. Then create a board game called "What's My Next Move?" Be sure that the game represents daily problems and offers options for solutions.

Lois Lowry

LITERARY LINK
Who's the New Kid?
The whole class stared.

Robert Cormier

President Cleveland, Where Are You?
What's a trading card between friends?

 

REAL WORLD LINK
Trading Card Talk
The name of the game

Avi

Scout's Honor
A wilderness adventure—in the city

Sue Alexander

Nadia the Willful
Brave enough to speak her mind

Maya Angelou

LITERARY LINK
Life Doesn't Frighten Me
Living life fearlessly

Norma Fox Mazer

Tuesday of the Other June
Can this bully be stopped?

Carl Sandburg

LITERARY LINK
Primer Lesson
Think before you speak.