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FOOD FOR THOUGHT
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IMPORTANT - MISSION STATEMENT
Beyond the normal academic standards for 8th grade literature, my objective as an educator is to inspire and help students to become life-long readers. Students can take practical steps towards this goal by always trying to have a book that they enjoy for their personal reading.
Extra Cluster Info
Cluster - Upcoming activity
 
LINK   --------->>>>>    Harvard Class - Ethics / Philosophy
 
Ideas for discussion
 
1. Philosophy teaches us and unsettles us by confronting us with what we already know.
 
2. Estranges us from the familiar
----By inviting and provoking a new way of seeing
 
3. There is a risk:
 ----------Philosophical knowledge is like lost innocence.
 
4. Philosophy doesn’t guarantee improvement.
 
5. Questions it confronts us with are:
------Impossible vs. Inescapable
 
6. Skepticism – Good vs. Bad (question vs. no purpose, no truth)
----Avoid permanent settlement.
 
 
 
 
 
 
WHAT IS A LEXILE SCORE?
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  1. Look up Lexile scores for different books that you are interested in.
  2. Find book ideas based on your Lexile range.
TOP RIGHT CORNER
USE QUICK BOOK SEARCH


Lexile.com

Lexile Scores are estimates of reading ability for students and estimates of reading difficulty for books. Students can pair up numbers to find a book that PROBABLY matches their reading level.

**Remember they are estimates!**
Book Review Information
Click Here: All Who Dare
 
Yeah you. You who so eagerly wish to review your book...
 
Downloads
WORD RESOURCES
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A rhyming dictionary for songs and poetry.
 

 
A dictionary for the modern age.
 
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