This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3.00, as of 2009-03-08.
Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3
This excellent resource from the IRA/NCTE website uses literature as a way to address bullying. Objectives are clear, the lessons are rich and the assessment is authentic. The resource provides detailed instructions and activities for three sessions, which include: whole group teacher read-aloud and think-aloud; rich class discussion; partner work; individual literature response journaling; small group literature response discussion; and follow- up computer games with PBS Kids’ websites. Best practices in reading are employed in every session and a variety of extension activities are provided.