Buying the Writes: Examining the Relationship Between World Events and Book Sales


  • Aug 5 2010 3:01 PM

    Matching // Celeste Higby


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In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Networks, students explore the connections between nonfiction and fiction bestseller lists and current events that are shaping readers' lives and choices. They also speculate on the themes of bestsellers in the course of the next month and conduct ongoing evaluation of these predictions.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: History-Social Science, American Democracy, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts


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    Tool for: Parents, Administrators, Teachers


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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Cooperative Learning; Hands-on Learning; Discussions