Once Upon a Time: Writing Stories about Reading

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In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students first take an inventory of their own histories as readers. After discussing Jamaica Kincaid's essay "Islander Once, Now Voyager," students craft their own first-person essays about reading.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies

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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Discussions; Brainstorming