Extra Credit by Andrew Clements lends itself to so many lessons. One of my favorite is to compare and contrast the school system in Afghanistan with the school system in the U. S.
Abby needs an extra credit assignment to pass her classes. She is assigned a pen pal in Afghanistan and told to create a presentation about what she learns. Prejudice in both cultures creates problems.
To download the graphic organizer, please visit this post at Artistry of Education.
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