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PJ Hoover



*** The complete curriculum for Homer's Excellent Adventure can be found and downloaded here. ***




Introduction / Purpose of the Program
P. J. Hoover uses song titles as several of the chapter titles in Homer’s Excellent Adventure.

Students will create a title page to their story using song titles.

Common Core
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.6-8.3
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.6-8.4
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.6-8.10

TEKS
ELAR 110.21: 9, 10, 11, 12
Tech Apps 126.14: 1c

Detailed Description of the Program
Students will create a title page to their story using song titles. The story they use could be a book they are reading or have read, an event in their life, their life, or someone else’s life or story.

Students will need to outline their story. Technology can be used to look up song titles. Title pages can be typed in Word or Google Docs with appropriate pictures or turned into a Google Slides or Powerpoint Presentation. Final projects could be published on a website or made into a book.

List of Supplies
Paper
pencils/pens
computer/tablets


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