Marked Teachers' Guide

Marked Teachers' Guide


Marked Teachers' Guide


Norah McClintock

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Summary: This Teachers' Guide presents strategies for teaching reluctant readers in middle school. The guide includes:

  • Discussion topics and themes: graffiti, vandalism
  • Creative writing exercise: advice letter
  • Planning project: career options, job coach 
  • Research topics: dog breeds, temporary art forms

Book Summary: When Colin accepts the job to clean up the graffiti in an upscale neighborhood, he worries that he might be targeted by gangs. But he doesn’t expect to become a suspect in a series of robberies. Every time he is sent to clean up graffiti, the police are nearby investigating a crime. Colin knows he’s done nothing wrong, but even he acknowledges his presence at the crime scenes looks suspicious. The only way he can clear his name is to figure out what is really going on.

The Teachers' Guide for Marked is free to download and copy. The book can be purchased online from Orca Book Publishers in the United States and in Canada or from most retail and wholesale booksellers.

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