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Uncharted Territory: A High School Reader / Edition 1

Uncharted Territory: A High School Reader / Edition 1

by Jim BurkeJim Burke


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Uncharted Territory is a unique first-edition reader keyed to the challenges, uncertainties, and decisions that all high school students face.

Created by Jim Burke, a master teacher with over twenty years of high school teaching experience and bestselling author of numerous professional books, this reader helps students envision identities and possibilities outside of the classroom while balancing new freedoms with new responsibilities after graduation. Its eight units engage students in discussions and activities about education, credo, power, relationships, identity, freedom, decisions, and success. Designed to be used alone or in conjunction with longer works of fiction and nonfiction, Uncharted Territory features opportunities throughout the book and teaching package to link to popular and canonical texts, such as Walden, Hamlet, and Frankenstein.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393265095
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 08/15/2016
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 896
Sales rank: 470,966
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 7.40(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Jim Burke, an English teacher at Burlingame High School in California, has been teaching for over twenty years and is the author of numerous bestselling professional books, including The English Teacher’s Companion and The Common Core Companion. In 2014, he received the Distinguished Service Award from the California Association of Teachers of English. In addition to his commitment to his own classroom, Jim serves as an advisor for the College Board’s Advanced Placement English Language and Literature Courses and Exams Review Commission as well as consults for the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC). For more information, visit his website ( or follow him on Twitter (@englishcomp).

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