The Choice Literacy Book Club Discusses Apple and Magnolia

April 28, 2022 00:30:39
The Choice Literacy Book Club Discusses Apple and Magnolia
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Enjoy listening as the Choice Literacy Book Club discusses Apple and Magnolia by Laura Gehl and Patricia Metola.

The Choice Literacy Book Club is open to everyone! You will find a book talk video and a Padlet where our community has shared their thoughts about the book. Feel free to join! Click here to find out more about the Choice Literacy Book Club!

Contributors Discussing Unbound

Order of joining the conversation:

Ruth Ayres

Tammy Mulligan

Bitsy Parks

Christy Rush-Levine

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The Choice Literacy Book Club discusses Apple and Magnolia by Laura Gehl and Patricia Metola on the podcast.

Don't miss the publisher's guide to Apple and Magnolia. It is a treasure of nonfiction articles about trees as well as discussion questions to deepen conversations.

Stephanie Affinito wrote a book review about Apple and Magnolia by Laura Gehl and Patricia Metola on Teachers|Books|Readers.

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Gretchen Schroeder shares some conversation fixes for when talk goes awry in her high school classroom. This article was first published in 2017.

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