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Jamestown Education literature. Grade 8 : an adapted reader.

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : McGraw Hill Glencoe, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English
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[This book] features: five units organized by genre that offer fiction and nonfiction selections; before reading activities that activate prior knowledge, provide background information, and preteach selection vocabulary ... ; [and] end-of-selection activities that allow students to demonstrate reading comprehension and understanding of new skills and concepts; selection assessments in standardized test format;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Collections
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 007874315X 9780078743153 0078743281 9780078743283
OCLC Number: 137292487
Target Audience: Grade 8. RL: 6.
Description: xvii, 285 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 28 cm + 1 Annotated teacher edition
Contents: Unit 1 --
Short story: The tell-tale heart / Edgar Allan Poe; Stop the sun / Gary Paulsen; Chanclas / Sandra Cisneros; Everybody knows Tobie / Daniel Garza --
Unit 2 --
Short story: Raymond's run / Toni Cade Bambara; Mother and daughter / Gary Soto; The treasure of Lemon Brown / Walter Dean Myers; The medicine bag / Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve --
Unit 3 --
Drama: from: The diary of Anne Frank / Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett --
Unit 4 --
Folklore and Myth: The wise old woman / Yoshiko Uchida; Racing the Great Bear / Joseph Bruchac; Icarus and Daedalus / Josephine Preston Peabody; People could fly / Virginia Hamilton --
Unit 5 --
Nonfiction: Thank you in Arabic / Naomi Shihab Nye; The Gettysburg Address / Abraham Lincoln; Nationally televised speech by President John F. Kennedy / John F. Kennedy --
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[This book] features: five units organized by genre that offer fiction and nonfiction selections; before reading activities that activate prior knowledge, provide background information, and preteach selection vocabulary ... ; [and] end-of-selection activities that allow students to demonstrate reading comprehension and understanding of new skills and concepts; selection assessments in standardized test format; [and] English language learner support that builds vocabulary and language skills. -- Back cover.

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