NCTE’s Anti-Censorship efforts are currently only funded to provide a public service to members and nonmembers when they are facing challenges to literary works, films, and videos. Included here are rich resources for rationales.
How to Write a Rationale?
Instructions include what, why, and how to develop a rationale. Read more . . .
Sample Rationales for The Bridge to Terabithia and The Color Purple.
SLATE STARTER SHEET
This 1994 Starter Sheet was designed to help teachers and English language arts departments to develop rationales.
Rationales for Teaching Challenged Books
An alphabetical list of other rationales on file
Rationales for Teaching Challenged Books CD
- Volume 1
An invaluable resource for book selection procedures featuring over 200 rationales.
- Volume 2
Featuring over 100 rationales for teaching popular young adult and classic literature.