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Sixth grader Information Wanted ad looking for little brother John Sixth grader Information Wanted ad looking for little brother John   

Students in Myra Smoot Corbin's sixth grade class at Tilden Middle School in Southwest Philadelphia are working with the Information Wanted ads to learn about history and geography. They created their own ads describing circumstances of separation, people, and place names.


Sixth grader writing about why traders sold his brother John

They kept journals about their search for their lost family members.

Sixth grader imagining what his brother looks like now   

Without photographs, students tried to imagine how their loved ones would have changed since they last saw them.