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Part 2: Breaking Barriers

Part 2

Breaking Barriers

Walter Dean Myers

Abd al-Rahman Ibrahima
from Now is Your Time!
The true story of an enslaved prince

ACTIVITY

Imagine that your proposal for a science project has been copied by a student who had "innocently" questioned you about it. What could you do to right this wrong? With classmates playing the roles of the other student and your teacher, role-play various ways of handling the situation. In your notebook, record your ideas about these possible resolutions.

Aesop

LITERARY LINK
The Wolf and the House Dog
The hidden cost of an easy life

Helen Keller

from The Story of My Life
Working a miracle, one word at a time

 

REAL WORLD LINK
High-tech Helping Hands
New tools make life easier.

Norma Landa Flores

Street Corner Flight
Wings in the city sky

Langston Hughes

Words Like Freedom
The power of language

Gary Soto

AUTHOR STUDY
The School Play
One boy's day in the spotlight

Ode to My Library
A whole world in a single room

Who Are Your Readers?
Meeting readers from city to farm

The Jacket
Could this be the ugliest coat ever?