Scope Common Core Reader: Courage and Resilience
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Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
(Student Pages 20-27)
Section 4
(Student Pages 28–32)
What do extraordinary hardships reveal about the human spirit?

These materials support the following texts in the Reader: Lexi Youngberg, Invincible • I Will Not Get Out of Heart Yet • Prosthetics of Tomorrow

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What power does community offer to its members?

These materials support the following texts in the Reader: Wind • Surviving the Storm • Rebuilding Hope (video)

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Video: Rebuilding Hope


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How do people react in the face of injustice?

These materials support the following texts in the Reader: Teen Freedom Fighters • The News of the Week in Review: Strife • The Voting Rights Act of 1965

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How can failure be an important experience?

These materials support the following texts in the Reader: Are you a Loser? • Overcoming Obstacles • Invictus

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Dramatic reading of the poem
Invictus


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