ERIC Number: ED328895
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Kids Helping Kids Readathon, Grade 8.
Byrne, Shirley M., Ed.; And Others
This booklet (one of a series of 10 booklets in a reading project to benefit Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky) contains 10 stories especially written for eighth graders by educators. The stories are about: effects of teenage drug and alcohol use/abuse; accidents and accident prevention; the loss of a father to cancer; a sister's reaction to her small brother's leukemia; an adventurous boy's apparent suicide; and similar topics. Students read the stories in the booklet and answer comprehension questions, and pledges are made by parents and friends for each question answered. The stories or story topics may be used in the classroom for instructional purposes and are intended to integrate the language arts, social studies, health, and creative arts. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Parents; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Kosair Children's Hospital, Louisville, KY.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: For other booklets in this series, see CS 010 415-423.