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Nonfiction

“Out of the Shattered Land”

What is it like to be a young refugee? Author Kristin Lewis tells the amazing true story of two brothers who escaped war-torn Syria and started a new life in the United States.

Featured skill: Cause and Effect

Content-area connections: Social studies: Current events, geography

 

Paired Texts

“The Wild Life of Christian the Lion”

In the 1960s, two young Australians bought a lion cub from a London department store—and began an incredible lifelong friendship. Paired with an original poem from Rebecca Kai Dotlich, this amazing true story explores our relationship with wild animals.

Featured skill: Theme

Content-area connections: Science: Animal behavior and habitats

 

Fiction

“The Good Deed” by Marion Dane Bauer

In this touching and relatable story, a girl sets out to do a  “good deed” to earn a Girl Scout badge and meets someone unexpected along the way.

Featured skill: Inference

 

Greek Mythology Play

The Curse of Winter

The chilling story of Persephone and Demeter

Featured skill: Genre

Content-Area Connections: Social studies: Ancient Greece

 

 

Greek Mythology Play

The Curse of Winter

The chilling story of Persephone and Demeter

Featured skill: Genre

Content-Area Connections: Social studies: Ancient Greece

 

 

 

 

 

 

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