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YAL - Young Adult Literature Presenter Unit 2007/2008



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  The Golden Compass

by Philip Pullman


Subjects: English, Language Arts, Social Science
Grade Level: 9th
Posted: October 2007 (Pre CCSS)

CTC YAL Presenter Unit 2007/2008




Units for Books Planning Template


Unit Plan


Floorstorming (View videos from workshop.)


Golden Compass Power Point


Golden Compass Study Guide Questions


Hot Seat Planning Guide


Hot Seat Rubric


Lyra Character Quotes


NAEP Fluency Scale


RAFT Procedure


RAFT Rubric


Sciene, Tex Structure and The Golden Compass Power Point


The Golden Compass Bibliography


Writing in Role - Lyra


Agenda for YAL Workshop 10-2007


Navigating The Golden Compass: Using Fantasy to Teach Science and Philosophy in the Middle Grade

Karen Boran and Sharon Hartrich, presenters

In this hands-on, highly interactive workshop, participants will explore how fantasy – specifically, Philip Pullman’s The Golden Compass – can help students understand complex scientific and philosophical concepts in concrete, tangible ways.  Teachers will receive curriculum materials, including unit plans, study guide questions, and more.