This is a unit created to cover many of the Common Core Standards for grades 4-8.The following items are included in this product:(1) A PDF file of the unitAlso to help you teach some of the lessons for the unit, I included:(2) A 23-slide PowerPoint on Figurative Language which includes a quiz(3) A
Rationale for using Text Evidence and Comprehension packets:This approach provides a way for students to engage in critical thinking and reflection as they respond to what they have read. Citing textual evidence requires students to look back into the text for evidence to support an idea, answer a q
This literature guide incorporates key skills from the Common Core. The lessons have integrated vocabulary, close-reading tasks, text-dependent questions, cross-curricular activities, higher-order thinking, as well as diverse and relevant assessment. Buy the physical book here.
Maniac Magee is a must read novel that your students will love. With this bundle, your students will be able to provide textual evidence while answering text dependent questions with Evidence Marks. Students will also be held accountable for class discussions with Chat Stations. Reading a quote from
Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli is a fantastic novel that touches your heart deeply. These Evidence Marks are a great way for students to provide textual evidence while reading independently or as a whole group. Every two chapters has one Evidence Mark with two text dependent questions. (One text dep
These vocabulary activities for Maniac Magee incorporate key skills from the Common Core. The activities integrate vocabulary with the study of the texts. Includes text-dependent questions, definitions, and text-based sentences. Rigorously study the vocabulary from this great work of young adult lit
This is a test in which the students must apply fifth grade common core standards to what they read. This test chapters 26-27. Skills covered included, inferences, figurative language, sequencing, text dependent, character traits, and predictions. Questions closely aligned with ASPIRE testing.
Teaching how to cite text evidence for Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli can be difficult, but this expository essay writing lesson guides students through a step-by-step process of writing a 5 paragraph (or more) constructed response with text dependent analysis as support. This lesson can be used in
This bundle contains a wealth of materials that can be used in a middle school ELA classroom!Back to School BundleBack to School Bundle – This resource contains forms, activities, and plenty of ideas that can be used in the first week of school!Digital Notebook Story EditionDigital Notebook Story Ed
5 weeks of literary analysis lesson plans for Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli. Includes pacing guide, pre-reading, film essay, activities, reading quizzes, notes, posters, author study, character analysis and discussions. This unit plan contains everything you need to add relevance and rigor to Man
Unit Plans for two essential Jerry Spinelli works. Includes pacing guides, text to film essays, activities, reading quizzes, and discussions. This bundle has everything you need to get started teaching Maniac Magee and Stargirl in an engaging way!
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Everything you need for this entire unit using Jerry Spinelli's "Maniac Magee" along with Gary Soto's poem, "Ode to Pablo's Tennis Shoes".
Laid out with an easy to follow daily agenda, complete lessons, worksheets, printables, posters, graphic organizers, vocabulary and spelling worksheet packets,
This novel study for Maniac Magee, by Jerry Spinelli, contains 119 pages of resources, including comprehension and vocabulary by chapter, reading response activities, assessments, and more.Focus standards include figurative language, theme, character analysis, plot, and setting.No-prep, predictable,
This 4-week Maniac Magee novel study has easy-to-implement plans and activities that can save you hours of prep for literature circles or book clubs. The novel study bundle offers purposeful reading comprehension activities that require students to focus on text analysis and responding to literature
Enjoy this Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli Activity Pack! This includes 3 Activities: Interactive Notebook, End of the Novel Activity and Character Map
Maniac Magee Interactive Notebook
Use this Interactive Notebook for the novel, Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli to engage your students during Reader
Maniac Magee Task Cards
Activities include thought provoking open ended and opinion questions,literal and inferential questions, art activities, themes, cartoons, bullying, comparisons, and much more. These can be used during reading and after reading the bookl. Laminate and use year to year. Can b
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This study guide will help students to improve their comprehension skills by guiding them towards the important events in the section. Each chapter segment has a vocabulary section that will ask them to use context clues or some other form of vocabulary skill to identify key words. Each segment will
This 4-week digital novel unit for Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli is perfect for home learning or as a way to monitor learning during in-class literature circles or book clubs. Daily comprehension practice requires students to focus on text analysis and responding to literature, and the vocabulary f
Give your students a literary experience they won't forget!Escape Rooms have become all the rage…and for good reason! They are highly-engaging activities that allow students to deepen their understanding of content. It’s a win-win situation for all!This ESCAPE ROOM is designed to be used after readi
Use this Interactive Notebook for the novel, Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli to engage your students during Readers Workshop. This activity is fun for students and teaches them to think about their reading. This also includes Discussion Questions to guide small group and whole class conversations.
This novel unit for Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli can save you hours of prep for your literature circles or book clubs. Daily comprehension practice requires students to focus on text analysis and responding to literature, and the vocabulary focus builds word knowledge and academic vocabulary.This
I created this novel unit as an independent reading project for my students.
The file includes a student checklist for meeting deadlines, a tracking sheet for text evidence (to determine whether the novel is realistic fiction or a myth) and STAAR review questions, which I set aside for homework.