Rationale

The following is taken from the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) website. Either copy and paste :

https://secure.ncte.org/library/NCTEFiles/Involved/Action/Rationale_HowtoWrite.pdf#:~:text=The%20rationale%20should%20indicate%20whether%20the%20book%20is,reasons%20for%20summarizing%20a%20book%20in%20the%20rationale. (Links to an external site.)

Or click on this link: downloadRationale_HowtoWrite.pdf download

You will be writing a rationale that will be submitted in Module 5. Read the information from the National Council of Teachers of English website and begin choosing a book. Your choice should be a book that is often challenged but that you could use as supplemental reading in your classroom for the level and content that you teach (middle school or above since this is a secondary course). Your rationale will be written in APA style. For help with APA formatting, click on the following link:

Purdue Online Writing Lab (Links to an external site.)

Included below are other valuable sources of information, especially from the American Library Association.

To learn about challenged books, read from the following websites:

http://www.ala.org/tools/node/513/ (Links to an external site.)

https://ncac.org/banned-books-week/banned-books-top-10 (Links to an external site.)

The following contain lists of the top challenged books:

https://www.goodreads.com/shelf/show/ala-top-100-banned-and-challenged (Links to an external site.)

http://www.ala.org/advocacy/bbooks/frequentlychallengedbooks/top10 (Links to an external site.)

https://www.insider.com/banned-books-schools-2018-11 (Links to an external site.)

https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/2679.Banned_Challenged_YA_Novels

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