, Walter Dean Myers
Lesson plans and teaching resources
A Video Interview with Walter Dean Myers
Biography, bibliography, video clips, and transcripts.
Walter Dean Myers
Biography and list of awards, titles.
Walter Dean Myers' Second Chance Initiative
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Anticipation guide, vocabulary mapping, and other learning activities, including support for the video Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam .
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This unit plan asks students to research the Sixties and culminates in students writing their own historical fiction. Includes anticipation guide, YouTube links and song lyrics, vocabulary and mapping, rubrics, more. 27 pages; Adobe Reader required for access.
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: Multimedia Project on the Vietnam War
Students use a combination of music, images, carefully chosen quotations from the novel Fallen Angels and excerpts from research to make readers care about the Vietnam War from a particular perspective. An excellent project. Rubric included.
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