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TEACHER'S GUIDE FOR:

I Am Alfonso Jones

By Tony Medina
Illustrations by John Jennings, Stacey Robinson

Teacher’s Guide Features: 

  • Summary and background information
  • Prereading focus questions
  • Vocabulary Discussion questions
  • Ideas for literature circles
  • Ideas for reader’s response and writing activities
  • Strategies for ESL/ELL
  • Interdisciplinary activities and connections

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About This Title

Guided Reading:

Z+

Lexile:

GN640L

Interest Level:

Grades 6 - 12

Reading Level:

Grades 6 - 12

Themes

African/African American Interest, Civil Rights Movement, Coping with Death, Courage, Cultural Diversity, Discrimination, Empathy/Compassion, Families, Fathers, History, Latino/Hispanic/Mexican Interest, Mothers, Multiethnic interest, New York, Overcoming Obstacles, Persistence/Grit, Poetry, Protest, Realistic Fiction, Teen Interest, United States History, YA interest

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Social Activism Collection, Social Activism Collection Grades 6-8, #OwnVoices Collection, African American English Collection High School, Black History Collection, Grades 7-12, Diverse Background English Collection High School, High-Low Books for Teens (Middle and High School), Fluent English, Fluent Dual Language , Summer Reading Collection Grades 6-8, Social and Emotional Learning Collection, Perspective-Taking Collection, Teaching Tough Topics with Children's Literature Webinar, YA Paperback Collection, EmbraceRace Webinar: Books that Support Kids To Think Critically About Racial Inequity, English Guided Reading Level Z+

African American Collection English 6PK, Latin American Collection English 6PK

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