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Topics from the Restless: Book 1

Topics from the Restless: Book 1

Grade Levels: 6 - 12
By McGraw-Hill Education
Copyright: 1999
Publication Date: January 1, 1999
MHID: 0890611165
ISBN 13: 9780890611166

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Topics from the Restless: Book 1

INTRODUCTORY SELECTION

TOPIC 1: FAMILY PORTRAITS

"Spyglass," Bailey White

"The Rake," David Mamet

"Borderline," Kathleen Norris

"Becoming Number One," Jill Nelson

"How We Kept Mother's Day," Stephen Leacock

Topic Review

TOPIC 2: PLACES TO GO, PEOPLE TO SEE

"Cajun Country," Charles Kuralt

"Into the Kenyan Game Reserve," Michael Palin

"In Its Decay, Butte Sees a National Treasure," Timothy Egan

"Letter from France," Maya Angelou

"10 Moscow on the Make," Bill Powell and Owen Matthews

Topic Review

TOPIC 3: DOING WHAT'S RIGHT

"Red Fire Farm," Anchee Mm

"The Cow-Tail Switch," West African Folktale

"Then Came the Famous Kristallnacht," Elise Radell (as told to Joan Morrison and Charlotte Fox Zabusky)

"Children of the A-Bomb," Atsuko Tsujioka (as told to Dr. Arata Osada)

"After Twenty Years," O. Henry

Topic Review

TOPIC 4: FACING THE ELEMENTS

"The Day I Nearly Drowned," June Mellies Reno

"Autumn Storm," Faith McNulty

"Into Thin Air," Jon Krakauer

"A Match to the Heart," Gretel Ehrlich

"Alive," Piers Paul Read

Topic Review

Words-per-Minute Table

Progress Graph

Comprehension Skills Profile

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