The Truth About Truman School by Dori Hillestad Butler is a Y.A. novel that explores the hot-topic of cyberbullying. The plot is written from multiple perspectives, creating a suspenseful and engaging story great for any middle school ELA classroom.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Literature
A creative project for students to complete halfway through reading Jay Asher's novel, "Thirteen Reasons Why." You may also have students complete the "snowball effect" project at the end of the novel.
The attached unit plan was created and used in my grade 8 ELA classroom while reading Jay Asher's "Thirteen Reasons Why." There are 10 lessons, 16 sets of guided reading questions, 3 comprehension quizzes, vocabulary set, 2 creative projects,