This guide provides Socratic Seminar discussion questions and a brief synopsis for every chapter of Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse. A Newberry Medal winner, this is the story of Billie Jo Kelby and her farm family who endure the harsh realities of life during the Dust Bowl period in Oklahoma in the 1930s. Hesse uses free-verse poems as the voice of the narrator.
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|Grade levels||6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade|
|Resource types||Cooperative learning, Critical Thinking, Inquiry, Literacy, Novel units, Questioning Strategies|
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