Hi Kathy, thanks for writing. Of course I don't mind, in fact I HOPE that you and other teachers can put these ideas to use in your classrooms. One thing I love about being a teacher is how collaborative our profession really is. I have so many wonderful colleagues and mentors who share their great ideas with me, and in turn I love sharing my ideas with others. If you need any help with the logistics of the unit, let me know, and I'd love to hear how it goes when you try things out. I can tell you, my students loved this unit and were deeply engaged the entire time. It also definitely changed their personal reading habits - biographies are now a go-to basket for most of my students. Good luck with the CCSS - we're all in this together! ~ Alycia
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