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Part 1: Knowing Who You Are

Part 1

Knowing Who You Are

Gary Soto

Seventh Grade
Romance on the first day of school

ACTIVITY

Do people really know what you're about? As a class, play hangman or a game of charades in which you reveal a skill or an interest people may not know you have.

Langston Hughes

Thank You, M’am
A young delinquent gets a big surprise.

Emily Dickinson

LITERARY LINK
If I Can Stop One Heart from Breaking
Do you have a goal for your life?

Julia Alvarez

Names/Nombres
Names are important.

Chaim Potok

Zebra
A boy discovers art and a friend.

Naomi Shihab Nye

The Rider
An idea for when you’re lonely

 

REAL WORLD LINK
Offerings at the Wall
Items left at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Cynthia Rylant

A Crush
The difference that flowers make