Scope Links March 8, 2010
Here are some recommended links to help you form pre-reading and extension activities for each article in this issue.
Your World, pp. 3-5
- "Alice in Movieland"
Official site of the movie, http://adisney.go.com/disneypictures/aliceinwonderland
- "Halos for Teen Heroes"
TeenNick Halo Awards, includes info on this year's winners as well as how to nominate others, www.teennick.com/halo
- "Top 10 Teen Reads"
Young Adult Literacy Services Association, http://yalsa.ala.org/blog
Readers Theater Play: Oliver Twist, p. 6
- The Charles Dickens Museum London, www.dickensmuseum.com
- Masterpiece Theatre's Oliver Twist, includes info on the movie, as well as extensive teacher and student resources on Dickens and the novel, www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/olivertwist
- Twist, the musical adaptation of the novel, www.themusicaltwist.com
- "Spotlight On Tone & Mood: Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens," by Scholastic, http://printables.scholastic.com/printables/detail/?id=29249
Interview: "R.U.S.H. for Literacy," p. 14
- Info on Justin Tuck's literacy outreach and essay contest, www.justintuck.com/Charities.aspx
True Teen: "My Birthmark and Me," p. 16
- The official Buddy Booby's Birthmark site, www.buddyboobysbirthmark.com
- The Do Something organization's page on Evan Ducker, including a video made by Evan,
- The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation site, www.birthmark.org
Wordhunt: "Hawk Still Soaring," p. 23