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Reading Update

posted Nov 4, 2016, 2:05 PM by hnawrot@brooklinschool.org   [ updated Nov 8, 2016, 4:48 AM by Benjamin Moss ]
We continue with our book, Out of Nowhere.  The story has intensified and the clash between the  Somali soccer players and the competitors is heating up. The discussion has included the actual ages of the immigrants. Upon entering the U.S. Somalis were issued the birth day of January 1. This calls into question the eligibility of the Somali players.  Should they be benched?  Is it fair? Would a victory by the competitor be hollow since the best players aren't playing? How do the players on their team respond to team members being benched? How does their coach handle this? 

Relationships between the characters is complex, passionate and relatable. Very much like middle school!

Vocabulary
Most students did well this week.  I think the schedule will prove to be manageable, not too much on any one evening. Please remind your child to do vocab!  

 
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