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Students Perform an 'Autopsy'

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On the morning of Monday, October 27th, 6th-grade students

from Franklin Elementary School in Rahway, NJ performed an “autopsy” on the protagonist,

Kathryn Gordy, from their most recent novel, Down A Dark Hall, by Lois Duncan. The project

required students to work together to find textual evidence to support a complete character

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