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NAIS - National Association of Independent Schools - Home Profile Publisher ReadWriteThink has a variety of resources for out-of-school use. Visit our Parent & Afterschool Resources section to learn more. More Download the plug-in tools you need to use our games and tools, or check to see if you've got the latest version. Learn more Home › Parent & Afterschool Resources › Games & Tools Tool Why Use This Tool Here's What To Do More Ideas To Try Send Us Feedback Why Use This Tool With this interactive tool, teens can create printed social networking or magazine/newspaper profiles for themselves, peers or family members whom they have interviewed, or fictional characters from books they have read. back to top Here's What To Do Teens first choose whether they are making a profile for a real person or a fictional character. More Ideas To Try Send Us Feedback We invite you to share your experiences with this resource and provide us with any feedback on how it can be improved. Tell us what you thought about this Game or Tool

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