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Extension Activities

The Ohio Reading Road Trip includes a variety of activities to supplement the lessons in the Instructor's Guide. These activities will challenge your students to hear, to imagine, to see in metaphors, and to analyze and understand.


Lesson 2 - Romiette and Julio by Sharon Draper

  • Safety Tips for the 'Net
  • Tolerance: Can't We All Just Get Along?
  • Talk 2 Me: Chat, IM, and Text Messaging

Lesson 3 - The House of Dies Drear by Virginia Hamilton

Lesson 4 - Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech

  • Indian Mascots: Should They Stay or Go?
  • The Phoebe Winterbottom Reader's Theater
  • Founding Fathers: Native American Leaders

Short Fiction

Lesson 5 - "Death in the Woods" by Sherwood Anderson


Lesson 8 - Selected Poems by Contemporary Ohio Poets

Lesson 9 - Selected Poems by Rita Dove

  • "Headdress"
  • "Flash Cards"
  • "The Buckeye"
  • "Maple Valley Branch Library, 1967"

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