STR8UP Study Guide
The stories in this book are compelling and real, having the potential to motivate and inspire. They can be used with several different grade levels, having relevance to most curriculum areas. While some readers may review the contents of this book as a singular source for discussion, there is certainly merit in reviewing this book “story by story”. Each narrative is presented by a person with a unique personality, trying to make sense of his past and present circumstances, while looking toward a more positive future with renewed hope and optimism. The following themes emerge which teachers may wish to consider when tying the book to curriculum and when developing questions for discussion.