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Nonfiction Inquiry Grade 2

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Junior Great Books Nonfiction Inquiry Meets National Science and Social Studies Standards

Junior Great Books Nonfiction Inquiry for grades 2–5 is bursting with readings about all kinds of things kids find interesting: frogs, hurricanes, inventors, lemonade stands, sneakers, recess . . . so now you can engage your students with enjoyable readings while they work on reading and critical thinking skills! OurContinue reading

Promoting Leadership and Preventing Gun Violence

On November 22–24, four Great Books staff members were proud to represent the Foundation at a workshop on preventing gun violence and promoting leadership opportunities for high school students. Working with the National Youth Art Movement Against Gun Violence, Great Books staff joined nearly 20 professionals and youth leaders inContinue reading

The Holidays Are a Great Time to Help

What does it mean to be part of a community? What’s one thing you could do to make your community a better place? Celebrate kindness this holiday season by reading “Small Acts Make a Big Difference” about kids who volunteer in their communities, and discuss ways students would most wantContinue reading