Category: Essay & Project Topics

The Lovely Reckless by Kami Garcia: Classroom Discussion Questions

The Lovely Reckless by Kami Garcia: Classroom Discussion Questions

One of the things I loved most about The Lovely Reckless by Kami Garcia (in stores now!) is that more than being an amazing book — fun to read, fast-paced, thrilling, sexy as hell — it also gives you plenty to think about and discuss, even in a classroom setting. With that in mind, here […]

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The Game of Love & Death: Classroom Discussion Topics & Project Ideas

The Game of Love & Death: Classroom Discussion Topics & Project Ideas

Besides being just an AMAZING book, The Game of Love & Death by Martha Brockenbrough is filled with plenty of amazing topics that tie in beautifully with subjects you would study in school. So, of course, today we have some suggested discussion/essay topics and project ideas: Classroom Discussion & Essay Topics: A few examples of […]

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Strays by Jennifer Caloyeras: Exclusive Classroom Material

Strays by Jennifer Caloyeras: Exclusive Classroom Material

When Jennifer Caloyeras first reached out to me about the possibility of reviewing her new book Strays on Novel Novice, I was intrigued – of course – by the premise of the book. But what really stood out to me was, when I perused her website, I noticed she had already put together classroom materials […]

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The Walls Around Us: Classroom Essay & Project Ideas

The Walls Around Us: Classroom Essay & Project Ideas

Our April Book of the Month is chock-full of great things to talk about, so today’s post is all about how to use The Walls Around Us in the classroom. Below, you’ll find our ideas for classroom discussion and essay topics and project ideas for The Walls Around Us. Share your ideas in the comments! […]

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I’ll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios: Classroom Discussion & Project Topics

I’ll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios: Classroom Discussion & Project Topics

I’ll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios is a great book – period – but it’s also chock-full of great topics perfect for discussion in the classroom. Here are just a few ideas we have, but be sure to share your own in the comments below. Discussion & Essay Topics: The title of the book […]

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A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray: Classroom Ideas

A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray: Classroom Ideas

It may be a work of science fiction, but Claudia Gray’s A Thousand Pieces of You offers plenty of jumping off points for classroom-worthy discussions. Here are some ideas for discussion or essay topics: Study the downfall of the Russian Empire and the February Revolution of 1917. Explore what might have happened differently to create […]

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The Stepsister's Tale: Essay & Project Ideas

The Stepsister's Tale: Essay & Project Ideas

The Stepsister’s Tale by Tracy Barrett is more than just a fun read. It also opens up plenty of opportunities for discussion — which is why today, we’re offering some ideas for classroom projects and discussion topics. (Please note: some discussion topics are adapted from questions included in the back of The Stepsister’s Tale.) Discussion […]

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Wise Young Fool by Sean Beaudoin: Essay & Project Ideas

Wise Young Fool by Sean Beaudoin: Essay & Project Ideas

Here at Novel Novice, we love finding ways to incorporate new YA novels into the classroom. So we’re giving our August Book of the Month Wise Young Fool by Sean Beaudoin the classroom treatment. Check out our ideas below, and share yours in the comments below! Compare Wise Young Fool protagonist Ritchie Sudden to the […]

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The Program by Suzanne Young: Classroom Ideas

The Program by Suzanne Young: Classroom Ideas

The Program author Suzanne Young is a teacher — and so we are especially excited today to share our ideas for incorporating her new book into the classroom. Here are some essay topics and project ideas to get both students and teachers alike thinking about how to use The Program in the classroom. Essay Topics Research […]

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