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The Skin I'm In

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animated, interactive PowerPoint I created for the NYCDOE as part of a course for teaching reading skills to ESL students with special needs.

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The Skin I'm In

  1. 1. This PowerPoint® presentation must be viewed in PowerPoint 98® or later, on a PC with at least 512 MB RAM and a 1 Ghz processor. please enjoy the show ... This presentation is dedicated to Rod Serling
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  13. 13. The Skin I’m In
  14. 14. book by... Sharon G. Flake
  15. 15. Presentation by... Marc Morgenstern
  16. 16. Check out Sharon’s web site at: http://www.sharongflake. com/
  17. 17. Maleeka Madison is 13, in 7th grade, and searches for acceptance and understanding in the cruel world of junior high school.
  18. 18. She feels alone, alienated, and confused...
  19. 19. with only her mom and her teacher, Miss Saunders, to count on to keep their word...
  20. 20. Her dad died a few years back...
  21. 21. And Maleeka’s best friend, Charlese, takes advantage for small favors...
  22. 22. Like cool clothes to wear, or a better lunch in the cafeteria...
  23. 23. Char’s help comes at a heavy price...
  24. 24. But there’s a guy, Caleb, who likes her a lot ....
  25. 25. Want to find out more? Get Sharon G. Flake’s The Skin I’m In from... Amazon Online Reader : The Skin I'm in Barnes & Noble.com - Skin I'm In: Sharon G. Flake The Skin I'm in: Sharon G Flake - Used Books Click on the presentation to go to the next slide...
  26. 26. Setting: the time and place of the story What is the setting of The Skin I’m In?
  27. 27. Theme: the main idea the author is writing about What is the theme of The Skin I’m In?
  28. 28. Characters: the people whose lives the author writes about Who are the main characters in The Skin I’m In?
  29. 29. Plot: the events of the story What are the major events of The Skin I’m In?
  30. 30. Assignment #1: Setting, Theme, Plot, and Characters Write a one-page essay discussing the setting, theme, characters, and plot of Sharon G. Flake’s The Skin I’m In. Need help? Try these resources: The Skin I'm In by Sharon G. Flake: Detailed Book Review Amazon.com: The Skin I'm In Reader Reviews
  31. 31. The Skin I’m In: Setting, Themes, Characters, and Plot by_______________________________ The Skin I’m In, by Sharon G. Flake, takes place in ... ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ Winword.exe
  32. 32. In chapter 4, Miss Saunders asks Maleeka’s English class the question, “What does your face say to the world?”
  33. 33. Miss Saunders talks about her own face, and what it says to the world. My face says I’m smart. Sassy. Sexy. Self- confident!
  34. 34. In chapter 5, Maleeka decides to wear some stylish clothes and put on make-up.
  35. 35. Is this what Miss Saunders meant?
  36. 36. Assignment #2: What does your face say to the world?
  37. 37. Write an essay or poem, or create a self-portrait that answers this question. Be imaginative! How about a multimedia presentation? What does your face say to the world?
  38. 38. What Does My Face Say To The World? The Skin I’m In: What Does My Face Say To The World? by ________________________ In chapter 4 of the novel The Skin I’m In, Miss Saunders asks her class the question, “What does your face say to the world?...”______________ _____________________ _____________________Winword.exe The Skin I’m In: What Does My Face Say To The World? by ________________________ In chapter 4 of the novel The Skin I’m In, Miss Saunders asks her class the question, “What does your face say to the world?...”______________ _____________________ _____________________POWERPNT.EXE

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