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NEW Junior Great Books K–1 Program

We’re proud to announce the release of a new interactive read-aloud program for kindergarten and first grade! Download the Sample Lesson Plans booklet so you can see firsthand how this balanced literacy program will teach your students to listen, wonder, and share.

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Great Books Connections

A Roundtable Discussion on Illinois Public Education

Evenings@65West, in partnership with Illinois Humanities and The Great Books Foundation, mark the culmination of the year-long, statewide series, “Continuing Ed.” with a roundtable discussion featuring a panel of elected officials, journalists, nonprofit leaders, students, and educators, using a short text by former University of Chicago President Robert Maynard Hutchins
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The Four Steps to Making Poetry Discussions Accessible for Every Student

For students of all ages, discussing poetry can sometimes seem intimidating. Poetry often comes off as more abstract than prose, and students tend to get the impression that it will be more complicated than other types of literature. But that couldn’t be further from the truth. This poetry month
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