How to Survive Middle School: English: A Do-It-Yourself Study Guide (HOW TO SURVIVE MIDDLE SCHOOL books) (Paperback)

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By Nina Ciatto, Carpenter Collective (Illustrator), Dan Tucker (Editor)
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BEWARE—THIS BOOK MIGHT MAKE YOU SMARTER THAN YOUR PARENTS! Navigate the wilderness of middle school English with this hands-on, comprehensive study guide for 6th-8th graders!

This highly illustrated, handy field guide makes learning an adventure inside and outside of the classroom. Study with helpful illustrations, annotated excerpts, writing prompts, essential vocabulary lists, and expert knowledge presented in a fun, bold, and easy-to-understand format.
 
Explore and master topics like:
  • Grammar and Roots of Language
  • Metaphors, Symbols, & other Literary Devices
  • Types of Fiction and Nonfiction
  • Textual Analysis
  • Sources and Evidence
  • Tone and Voice
  • Narrative Themes
  • and more!
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    The How to Survive Middle School study guides cover essential middle school subjects with interactive texts, useful study techniques, and engaging illustrations that make information stick! The included reflective questions and write-in sections foster critical thinking and problem-solving skills, helping readers become independent learners. Each book is vetted by curriculum experts to perfectly complement middle school lesson plans.
     
    Other available subjects: World History, Math, Science, and U.S. History.
     

    About the Author


    Nina Ciatto is a New York City public school teacher who has worked primarily with middle school students for more than twenty years. Her areas of focus have been English language arts, social studies, special education, and social emotional learning. She has presented at conferences such as the International Literacy Association's annual conference. She conducted professional development for teachers in Azerbaijan through the U.S. Department of State's Teach Excellence and Achievement award, studied in Poland through a Fulbright-Hayes summer seminar, and wrote curriculum for the International Rescue Committee via the Sandy Feldman Fellowship. Nina lives in Brooklyn with her daughter and her partner.

    Carpenter Collective is a graphic design and branding studio led by partners Jessica and Tad Carpenter. They focus on bringing powerful messages to life through branding, packaging, illustration, and design. They have worked with clients ranging from Target, Coca-Cola, and Macy’s, to Warby Parker, Adobe, and MTV, among many others. They’ve earned a national reputation for creating powerful brand experiences and unique visual storytelling with a whimsical wink. See more of their work at carpentercollective.com

    Praise For…


    Praise for the HOW TO SURVIVE MIDDLE SCHOOL series:
     
    “Lively prose and an unusually broad scope.” Kirkus Reviews

    “The readable text takes a breezy tone and incorporates user-friendly features…chapters are expansively inclusive and represent the viewpoints of those not always heard.” Booklist
    Product Details
    ISBN: 9780525571421
    ISBN-10: 0525571426
    Publisher: Bright Matter Books
    Publication Date: May 3rd, 2022
    Pages: 528
    Language: English
    Series: HOW TO SURVIVE MIDDLE SCHOOL books