Review of Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul



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“Teen Touch ‘Chicken Soup’ Ladled Out to a Younger Audience,” a review of Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul


http://articles.mcall.com/1997-07-10/features/3164597_1_chicken-soup-canfield-and-hansen-mark-victor-hansen#.T7lJQBBKXgY.mailto

“Chicken Soup For a Cold,” press release summarizes a study that proved chicken soup is a viable, homeopathic remedy for the common cold http://www.unmc.edu/chickensoup/newsrelease.htm

Amigo Brothers” by Piri Thomas

www.meanmcmurrin.com/uploads/Amigo%20Brothers%20Text.doc

“After Tweny Years” by O. Henry



http://www.classicreader.com/book/1745/1/

“Thank You, Ma’m,” a short story by Langston Hughes



http://www.cambridge.org/other_files/downloads/esl/discoveringfiction/DF-SB2-CH2.pdf

Eleven,” a short story by Sandra Cisneros



http://www.cambridge.org/other_files/downloads/esl/discoveringfiction/DF-SB1-CH1.pdf

Dream in Color, a free collection of poetry and lesson plans featuring Gwendolyn Brooks, Langston Hughes, and other African American poets http://www.poetryfoundation.org/downloads/BHM_MiddleSchool.pdf

“My Childhood Home I See Again,” a poem by Abraham Lincoln

http://showcase.netins.net/web/creative/lincoln/speeches/poetry.htm
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“David Swan,” a short story by Nathaniel Hawthorne


http://www.cambridge.org/other_files/downloads/esl/discoveringfiction/DF_Intro_CH5.pdf

“Golfing world must still deal with club racism,” news article


http://articles.baltimoresun.com/1991-04-26/sports/1991116035_1_shoal-creek-country-clubs-black

The Story of Us” by Taylor Swift, song lyrics



http://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/taylorswift/thestoryofus.html

“Kissing” by Pat Mora, poem



http://twowritingteachers.wordpress.com/2010/04/15/lovepoems/

“A Summer Wooing” by Louise Chandler Moulton, poem



http://womenshistory.about.com/library/etext/poem1/blp2_moulton_summer_wooing.htm

or http://middleschoolpoetry180.wordpress.com/2010/08/20/104-a-summer-wooing-louise-chandler-moulton/

“A Theory of Communication” by Bill Hickok, poem

http://middleschoolpoetry180.wordpress.com/2009/02/01/a-theory-of-communication-bob-hicok/

“8th Grader Petitions Seventeen Magazine to Feature Un-Airbrushed Photos,” news article



http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/8th-grader-petitions-seventeen-magazine-feature-airbrushed-photos/story?id=16266445#.T7llb3lYuuI

“Student raises over $12,000 for Yellow Ribbon,” news article http://my.hsj.org/DesktopModules/ASNE/ASNE.Newspapers/Mobile.aspx?newspaperid=2526&editionid=0&categoryid=0&articleid=427050&userid=0

“Native Turning Tragedy into a Positive,” news article

http://www.barnesville-enterprise.com/local%20news/2011/03/16/native-turning-tragedy-into-a-positive

Graphic Organizers for vocabulary and comprehension from the Florida Center for Reading Research - Although these graphic organizers are for grades 4-5, they can easily be modified to fit the 6th grade curriculum.


http://www.fcrr.org/curriculum/PDF/G4-5/45CPartTwo.pdf

These websites go along with the story “Ill Always Be with You” in section 6



http://www.yellowribbon.org/ and http://www.yellowribbongeorgia.org/

Pronoun exercises at



http://chompchomp.com/exercises.htm and Power Point presentations at http://chompchomp.com/presentations.htm
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Notes on the main idea of selected readings, pg. 15-18 of



http://www.fcrr.org/curriculum/PDF/G4-5/45CPartTwo.pdf

Notes on the supporting details of selected readings, pg. 6-8 of



http://www.fcrr.org/curriculum/PDF/G4-5/45CPartTwo.pdf

Notes on the difference in significant and minor details, pg. 12-13 of



http://www.fcrr.org/curriculum/PDF/G4-5/45CPartTwo.pdf

Notes on the text structure of selected readings using pg. 44-49 of



http://www.fcrr.org/curriculum/PDF/G4-5/45CPartTwo.pdf

Paraphrase chunks of text using pg. 24 of



http://www.fcrr.org/curriculum/PDF/G4-5/45CPartTwo.pdf

Summarize text using pg. 26-28 of


http://www.fcrr.org/curriculum/PDF/G4-5/45CPartTwo.pdf

Summarize research using pg. 59-60 of


http://www.fcrr.org/curriculum/PDF/G4-5/45CPartTwo.pdf

Write an outline using pg. 20-22 of



http://www.fcrr.org/curriculum/PDF/G4-5/45CPartTwo.pdf
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Provide students with a copy of “Teen Touch ‘Chicken Soup’ Ladled Out to a Younger Audience,” a review of Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul



http://articles.mcall.com/1997-07-10/features/3164597_1_chicken-soup-canfield-and-hansen-mark-victor-hansen#.T7lJQBBKXgY.mailto

Provide students with a copy of “Chicken Soup For a Cold,” press release summarizes a study that proved chicken soup is a viable, homeopathic remedy for the common cold http://www.unmc.edu/chickensoup/newsrelease.htm


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Before reading, ask students one or all of these questions from



http://www.cambridge.org/other_files/downloads/esl/discoveringfiction/DF-SB1-CH1.pdf

After reading, hand each student a graphic organizer to help them take notes on the main idea of the story pg. 15-18 of


http://www.fcrr.org/curriculum/PDF/G4-5/45CPartTwo.pdf

Using the graphic organizer as a guide, have a class discussion using the questions from pages 14-15 of from http://www.cambridge.org/other_files/downloads/esl/discoveringfiction/DF-SB1-CH1.pdf

Show students this video of Cisneros reading the story and ask them if hearing the author read the story affected their view of it in any way: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FszzXG6e45E

After reading, select grammar activity 3, 4, 5, or a combination from


http://www.cambridge.org/other_files/downloads/esl/discoveringfiction/DF-SB1-CH1.pdf

Assign students one of the writing activities from pg. 15 of from



http://www.cambridge.org/other_files/downloads/esl/discoveringfiction/DF-SB1-CH1.pdf
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“What’s the Purpose?” activity, pages 31-36 of



http://www.fcrr.org/curriculum/PDF/G4-5/45CPartThree.pdf

share examples of classic Peanuts comics with the class.



http://www.gocomics.com/peanuts/

to find examples like:



http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-eJrXdS9bGTo/TxGIGeau19I/AAAAAAAAALk/Ns1sBhg8Y28/s1600/19580722Look+Magazine+original.jpg

http://www.gocomics.com/peanuts/2012/05/19

Read “Zuri at Bat” by Nikki Grimes



http://www.poetryfoundation.org/downloads/BHM_MiddleSchool.pdf
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Give each friendship committee a list of instructions based on this activity:



http://www.folger.edu//edulesplandtl.cfm?lpid=754&printout=1
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Using an organizer like page 44 of



http://www.fcrr.org/curriculum/PDF/G4-5/45CPartTwo.pdf
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Read “Amigo Brothers” by Piri Thomas


www.meanmcmurrin.com/uploads/Amigo%20Brothers%20Text.doc

Read “After Twenty Years” by O. Henry


http://www.classicreader.com/book/1745/1/
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They should use a graphic organizer similar to page 16 of



http://www.fcrr.org/curriculum/PDF/G4-5/45CPartTwo.pdf

Once students have thesis statements, they should complete outlines using one of the formats on pg. 20-22 of



http://www.fcrr.org/curriculum/PDF/G4-5/45CPartTwo.pdf
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Read students an example of an essay without any transitions, like the essay here:



http://custompapers.com/essays-articles/transitions/

After a few minutes with the essay, provide each student with a list of transitions like the one provided here:



http://www.lc.unsw.edu.au/onlib/trans1.html
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Before reading “My Childhood Home I See Again,” share the background from



http://showcase.netins.net/web/creative/lincoln/speeches/poetry.htm

Read part I of Read “My Childhood Home I See Again” by Abraham Lincoln telling students to write down or highlight any contradictions they see in the poem http://showcase.netins.net/web/creative/lincoln/speeches/poetry.htm

Before reading part II, share this background information from

http://showcase.netins.net/web/creative/lincoln/speeches/poetry.htm

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Read aloud “My Grandmother is waiting for me to come home” from Dream in Color


http://www.poetryfoundation.org/downloads/BHM_MiddleSchool.pdf
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Read “Fifth Grade Autobiography” by Rita Dove, also from Dream in Color



http://www.poetryfoundation.org/downloads/BHM_MiddleSchool.pdf

Begin class by asking students to consider one or all of the “Think Before You Read” questions on the PDF containing “David Swan” http://www.cambridge.org/other_files/downloads/esl/discoveringfiction/DF_Intro_CH5.pdf


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“Country Club Reviews Policy Banning Blacks”



http://articles.latimes.com/1991-04-22/sports/sp-448_1_country-club

“Golfing world must still deal with club racism”



http://articles.baltimoresun.com/1991-04-26/sports/1991116035_1_shoal-creek-country-clubs-black
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To empower students to stand up for change, teach the “Refuse to Stand Silently By” lesson from Teaching Tolerance



http://www.tolerance.org/activity/refuse-stand-silently (all materials and directions are at the source)

Option: Follow up on the previous lesson with the “Contemporary Movements” lesson from Teaching Tolerance



http://www.tolerance.org/activity/contemporary-movements (all materials and directions are at the source)
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Graphic organizer similar to page 16 of


http://www.fcrr.org/curriculum/PDF/G4-5/45CPartTwo.pdf

outlines using one of the formats on pg. 20-22 of


http://www.fcrr.org/curriculum/PDF/G4-5/45CPartTwo.pdf
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A great pronoun case presentation and accompanying handout are available at



http://chompchomp.com/presentations.htm

If more assessments are needed, try



http://chompchomp.com/exercises.htm#Pronoun_Case
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Watch the video for the reflexive pronouns song



http://www.englishvideolesson.com/1492-the-reflexive-pronouns-song.html

A quick, helpful definition with examples:



http://www.grammarly.com/handbook/grammar/pronouns/7/intensive-pronouns/

Option: A more in-depth article



http://www.helium.com/items/968097-understanding-the-reflexive-pronoun-in-grammar

Reflexive pronoun quiz



http://www.eflnet.com/grammar/reflexives.php

Reflexive and possessive pronoun quiz



http://www.usingenglish.com/quizzes/62.html
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Begin with a lesson on pronoun number and person. Pronoun agreement presentation and handout available at



http://chompchomp.com/presentations.htm

Review instruction using interactive exercises at



http://chompchomp.com/exercises.htm#Pronoun_Agreement

Read “Kissing” by Pat Mora



http://twowritingteachers.wordpress.com/2010/04/15/lovepoems/

Read “A Summer Wooing” by Louise Chandler Moulton


http://womenshistory.about.com/library/etext/poem1/blp2_moulton_summer_wooing.htm

or http://middleschoolpoetry180.wordpress.com/2010/08/20/104-a-summer-wooing-louise-chandler-moulton/

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Read “A Theory of Communication” by Bill Hickok



http://middleschoolpoetry180.wordpress.com/2009/02/01/a-theory-of-communication-bob-hicok/

Begin with a lesson on pronoun reference and antecedents, presentation and handout available at



http://chompchomp.com/presentations.htm
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Review pronouns with activities from:



http://chompchomp.com/exercises.htm

Read “8th Grade Petitions Seventeen Magazine to Feature Unairbrushed photos” and view the related video



http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/8th-grader-petitions-seventeen-magazine-feature-airbrushed-photos/story?id=16266445#.T7llb3lYuuI

Review pronouns with activities from:



http://chompchomp.com/exercises.htm
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Review pronouns with activities from:



http://chompchomp.com/exercises.htm
Page 36

show students how to download and print yellow cards



http://www.yellowribbon.org/

Read a news article, “Student raises over $12,000 for Yellow Ribbon,” news article http://my.hsj.org/DesktopModules/ASNE/ASNE.Newspapers/Mobile.aspx?newspaperid=2526&editionid=0&categoryid=0&articleid=427050&userid=0

“Native Turning Tragedy into a Positive,” news article

http://www.barnesville-enterprise.com/local%20news/2011/03/16/native-turning-tragedy-into-a-positive

two articles about the creation of Yellow Ribbon Georgia


http://www.yellowribbongeorgia.org/
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graphic organizer similar to page 16 of



http://www.fcrr.org/curriculum/PDF/G4-5/45CPartTwo.pdf

Once students have thesis statements, they should complete outlines using one of the formats on pg. 20-22 of



http://www.fcrr.org/curriculum/PDF/G4-5/45CPartTwo.pdf
Page 39

Summarize research using pg. 59-60 of



http://www.fcrr.org/curriculum/PDF/G4-5/45CPartTwo.pdf
Page 41

Show students a news account from the 1930s showing Anne Sullivan and Helen Keller working together:



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gv1uLfF35Uw

Show students another video with Helen speaking about her disappointment that she cannot speak normally: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ch_H8pt9M8&feature=related

Explain the allusion Helen makes, “like Aaron’s rod with flowers.”

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aaron's_rod
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movie poster for Jeremiah Johnson, staring Robert Redford:



http://www.impawards.com/1972/posters/jeremiah_johnson_ver1.jpg

Show students the trailer to the film about Jeremiah Johnson:



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzjN8YJt55g

Show the class this website:


http://www.johnlivereatingjohnston.com/

Page 45

Take the class to a computer lab and introduce them to website they can use to find the inspirational quotes



http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/topics/topic_inspirational.html
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Summarize research using pg. 59-60 of


http://www.fcrr.org/curriculum/PDF/G4-5/45CPartTwo.pdf



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