This book is about a girl who keeps the fact that she is a genius a secret from everyone.
Why do you think Nora might want to keep her special gift a secret?
Would you keep it a secret or would you want everyone to know how incredibly smart you are?
I would now like you to choose a partner to work with.
Discuss the positive and negative effects grades and test scores have on students.
Discuss for 5 minutes
Write done your idea on your T-chart
One side of the T-chart will say positive and the other side will say negative. Complete the T-chart in your journal. After five minutes you will share your ideas out loud and we will jot down on a class T-chart.