After reading chapter 5 of A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle, students research what a tesseract is then attempt to build a tesseract using miniature marshmallows and toothpicks. Students analyze the title of the book and L’Engle’s use of time travel in the story in light of their new knowledg
Includes extension activities for Wrinkle in Time that help students build math, science and art skills.
-Compare Wrinkle in Time planets (worksheet)
-Explore the size of the Universe (teacher-led activity)
-Create your own planet (worksheet)
-Instructions for paper-mache
Four options are included in this creative project packet. Option One: Build a Tesseract Option Two: A Wrinkle in Time world map Option Three: Book cover redesignOption Four: Meg's diary Each creative option includes questions to use as the basis for the project report. An example report is included
Okay, so there's new movie and it's got something about tesseracts in it, and the book was by Madeleine L'Engle, then this is what you've been looking for!
This is the only set of plans on TeachersPayTeachers for a four dimensional cube, better known as a "hypercube" or "tesseract."
Reader's Theatre • A Wrinkle in Time by M. L'Engle • Common Comma RulesFluency, group work, literature analysis and Socratic discussion, and building good character are the goals with this fun and slightly creepy Reader's Theatre script!Designed with 5th - 8th graders in mind, this script is based u