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This guide contains 20 pages of activities 43 total pages including the answer key, assessments, and scoring rubrics. In , twelv. All you need as a teacher is some dice and little game pieces that can easily be made from a pencil eraser, paper, etc. Before the gam.

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This activity will have your students sen. First, they are asked to write the name of the book at the top of the Facebook page. After that, they are asked to draw a colorful pi. Bundle Description. When Peg tried to stand, her legs buckled and she fell to the floor.

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Still, she walked the 12 blocks home for lunch. Assuming she had the flu, her parents sent for the doctor and she was taken to the hospital for a spinal tap that confirmed she had polio. Transferred to the Sheltering Arms Hospital in Minneapolis, a special hospital for polio patients, by the next morning, she was paralyzed.

Kehret's spunky personality and great sense of humor helped her cope as she struggled through physical therapy, listened to "The Lone Ranger" on the radio with her young roommate, Tommy, who was in an iron lung; flirted with her young doctor, Dr. Bevis; and spent several months in a room with three other polio girls. For seven months she withstood her rehabilitation, finally returning to school and normal life again. Now, years later, she suffers from post-polio syndrome, like so many polio sufferers.

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In this tenth anniversary edition of the book, Kehret includes an updated epilogue about her life in the past decade, including coping with the death of her husband. Also included in this edition are twelve new pages of photographs, and information about polio.

This brave and terrifying autobiography will draw kids, who love all the gory details. They'll examine the snapshots of Peg, her family, and her hospital friends. They'll be thankful, in this age of AIDS and bird flu and swine flu, that polio is no longer a threat to children. And they'll consider their own lives and wonder how they would have handled a diagnosis and a tough recovery like Peg's.

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Kehret, Peg. Albert Whitman, Krull, Kathleen.

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