Wonder Quotes by R.J. Palacio
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Independent, critical thinking is at the heart of a free society, and adolescence is the time to develop those skills. Now, in partnership with myface. One of R. W on his wonderful website, mrwreads. W went to the time and trouble of creating a visual resource companion guide—basically an annotated Wonder —to use while reading Wonder aloud to his classes. It's an amazing reference source, and I highly recommend it and thank him for sharing it with the world.
Recently there has been a lot of public discussion worldwide about the importance of experiencing empathy. English Class fifth graders have been reading the book, Wonder , by R. Before the winter break English Class fifth graders spent two days on the subject of bullying. On the first day pupils generated a list of things a bully might say or do. Unfortunately some of the things listed had been overheard in the classroom in the recent past. The fifth graders wrote some of these negative bullying comments within the outline of a person.
I gave up reading when I had kids. No, not all reading. I read quite a bit to prepare for my classes, I read newspapers when I find some time, and I read every article on Bullying. Ok, not every article—because many of them frustrate me beyond belief—but definitely everything written or recommended by Izzy Kalman. I guess what I gave up reading was novels.