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Topics from the Restless: Book 2

Topics from the Restless: Book 2

Grade Levels: 6 - 12
By McGraw-Hill Education
Copyright: 1999
Publication Date: January 1, 1999
MHID: 0890611173
ISBN 13: 9780890611173

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Key Features

Engaging nonfiction and fiction writing on current topics. Older students are exposed to relevant, quality literature often found in newspapers and magazines.

Pre-reading and post-reading activities. Provides students with extensive practice in reading comprehension, vocabulary, reading rate, study skills, and writing.

Gradated reading levels. Students with a variety of reading levels can work in the same series, even the same book, and progressively grow in reading skill ability.

Diagnostic Chart and Progress Graph in each book. Allows teacher and student to determine which skills are challenging and set a path to correct them.

Topics from the Restless: Book 2

INTRODUCTORY SELECTION

TOPIC 1: A LIVING WAGE

"The Science of Being Santa," Roger Rapoport

"La Causa," Jessie Lopez De La Cruz

"Organ Hunter," Andrew C. Revkin

"Killer: Autobiography of a Mafia Hit Man," Joey with Dave Fisher

"The Peter Principle Laurence," J. Peter and Raymond Hull

Topic Review

TOPIC 2: YOU LEARN SOMETHING EVERY DAY

"Field Trip Naomi," Shihab Nye

"The Autobiography of Malcolm X," Malcolm X

"A Beloved Professor's Last Lessons," Mitch Albom

"A Whole Society of Loners and Dreamers," William Allen

"The Excellence of Welby Stitch Jr.," Russell Baker

Topic Review

TOPIC 3: YOU CAN'T GET THERE FROM HERE

"Henry Ford's Fabulous Flivver," Irwin Ross

"First Flight Across America," Ray Helminiak

"British Eccentricity on Four Wheels," Kirk Kraeutler

"Why Not Bicycle to Work?," Robert Petersen

"The Pedestrian," Ray Bradbury

Topic Review

TOPIC 4: FEELING BETTER ALREADY

"Ebola: An Early Outbreak," Richard Preston

"Winning the Battle of the Bug," William Shelton

"A Day's Wait," Ernest Hemingway

"Conquering Polio," Victoria Sherrow

"Needles and Nerves," Catherine Dold

Topic Review

Words-per-Minute Table

Progress Graph

Comprehension Skills Profile

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