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8th grade English teacher
Letters About Literature
Reading and writing contest for students in grades 4-12
Sponsored by the Ohio Center for the Book@Cleveland Public Library and the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress
Participants read a book, poem or speech of their choice and write a letter to that author (living or dead) about how his or her work changed their view of themselves, their relationships, their environment, or of the world at-large
Readers respond to the work they have read by exploring the personal relationship between themselves, the author, and the book's characters or themes
Prizes at the state level:
First place winners in age group receive $100
Second place winners in age group receive $75
Third place winners in age group receive $50
Runners up in each age group receive assortment of prizes
For more information, open these two documents:
Cool Communication Tool: REMIND
Have you heard of this tool? It's a free, easy, confidential, simple way for teachers to send reminders, updates, and announcements to students and parents. It is only one-way communication; you cannot text back. However, it's a great way to stay up to date on important things that are going on in class.
Signing up is easy! Text the correct code (below) for the class your student is in to 720-263-4358. Students can sign up, too! There is no limit to the number of phones that can join our class.
Block E (periods 1 and 2) code: @missoste
Block L (periods 3 and 4) code: @missoster
Block A (periods 5 and 6) code: @missosterf
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This is me with Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series.
I got to meet him at a conference in Atlanta in the summer of 2008. He was so nice!!!
Last Modified on December 7, 2014