The focus of this week’s Big Fresh is Connections. Brian Sepe joins the podcast.
Each week Choice Literacy shares the Big Fresh newsletter with a roundup of features around a key topic in literacy education. You can find the May 7, 2021, issue here.
01:38 Lead Essay by Jen Schwanke
04:54 New Content Discussion with Brian Sepe
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Join the Choice Literacy Book Club! Dana Murphy selected the May pick. It is My Hero Academia Volume 1 by Kohei Horikoshi. This new manga book is popular in classrooms and a new reading experience for our book club. Grab a copy, and join the conversation using the hashtag #ChoiceLiteracyBookClub.
On The Black Creators Series, Sonja Cherry-Paul and Sophia Thakur discuss poetry and Somebody Give This Heart a Pen.
Poetry writing always has the potential to spark some magic in students. Christy Rush-Levine finds that this magic requires a few connections to be in place first in her middle school classroom. (This article was first published in 2018.)
Heather Rader makes connections between being a reader and a scientist. (This article was first published in 2012.)