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Teaching Bridge to Terabithia

Bridge to Terabithia

<p>This Newbery Medal-winning novel by bestselling author Katherine Paterson is a modern classic of friendship and loss.</p><p>Jess Aarons has been practicing all summer so he can be the fastest runner in the fifth grade. And he almost is, until the new girl in school, Leslie Burke, outpaces him. The two become fast friends and spend most days in the woods behind Leslie's house, where they invent an enchanted land called Terabithia. One morning, Leslie goes to Terabithia without Jess and a tragedy occurs. It will take the love of his family and the strength that Leslie has given him for Jess to be able to deal with his grief. </p><p>In addition to being a Newbery Medal winner, <em>

Katherine Paterson
HarperCollins

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STANDARDS:
RL.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RL.3 - Characters & Plot, RL.4 - Key Terms & Tone, RL.5 - Text Structure, RL.6 - Point of View, RL.9 - Compare Texts

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

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