Byline: Emily Sachar; 1989-12-01; Newsday and New York Newsday; pages 6
"Ironically, my school had an excellent, easy-to-follow textbook series for the sixth and seventh grades, and math teachers for these grades also had a supplement from the Board of Education with ideas, including games, for teaching their curriculum. The eight grade had neither. . . . ."
Description:Chapter Five in Sachar's eight-part series on her year in Flatbush, Brooklyn as an eighth grade math teacher in the New York City public school system.
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