Final exam includes rigorous Part A, Part B PARCC-style questions. Comments from buyers: “I absolutely love the comprehension questions. They address higher levels of Bloom's/deeper levels of DOK and require more than a basic "find it in the text" response.” “This resource has an abundance of acti
Why was Phineas Gage's incredible injury so important to understanding the brain? When an iron rod blasted completely through Gage's skull in the mid 19th century, you would think he would be a goner. Think again! Gage lived to not only tell his story, but be studied by researchers and psychologists
This unit plan maps out the reading and activities for the entirety of Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science by John Fleischman. The activities for each day are tied to Common Core State Standards for seventh-grade English Language Arts. The standards covered in this unit pri
This worksheet is designed to be followed with the website located at the top of the sheet. It is perfect for Language Arts teachers teaching Phineas Gage or for Science teachers discussing the brain lobe functions.
Everything you need to teach your class about Brain Injury Classification and all about the curious case of Phineas Gage!Great PowerPoint to use to introduce students to brain injury, classification of these injuries and a detailed explanation of the infamous case of Phineas Gage. Links to engaging
These fun Phineas Gage activities will give your students choice and allow for creativity in science or ELA. These 3 different Phineas Gage choices will let your students be creative while demonstrating their understanding of the text! Phineas Gage Activities:create a newspaper article based on his
A power point presentation to supplement Phineas Gage: A Gruesome But True Story of About Brain Science novel. Perfect for review and retention of facts. This presentation contain animation as well as photos related to the book.
Whether you are teaching Phineas Gage as a summer reading option or as a literature circle option or as a whole class reading, this webquest (and bonus novel quiz) are perfect for your classroom needs! Through this webquest students will explore the the circumstances surrounding Phineas' injury and
This unit was designed to accompany the nonfiction book written by John Fleischman. The unit has reading guides for each chapter (with teacher answer keys). There is a vocabulary list and quiz. There are also tests (multiple choice and some discussion) with answer keys included. There is also a very
Final unit test for the story, Phineas Gage. This test does come with the key, as well as point values for each question. This test is made up of multiple choice, matching, and both short and long written answer questions.
Engaging activity comprising of questions and activities relating to the curious case of Phineas Gage. Students enjoy completing this activity after discussing Phineas, his life, brain injury as well as watching some different clips about him! Recently updated - This activity is now a fully editable
This unit includes worksheets, handouts, test review, and test for Phineas Gage. It includes pre, during, and after reading activities. The focus of the unit is on text structures, text features, and note taking. The test focuses on those informational text items and not as much on the story of P
Phineas Gage: A Nonfiction Unit in Brain Scienceby Mrs. Hong in the MiddleThis unit is a tried and true, engaging, digital unit resource for 6-8 grade. I have spent the last 3 years tweaking and reworking this unit to maximize student engagement in my 7th grade ELA classroom. I used this entire unit
Assess your students' understanding of the nonfiction book Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science by John Fleischman in smaller chunks. These 4 section quizzes and 4 vocabulary crossword puzzles can be helpful for holding students accountable for their reading if you test them s
This is a rigorous final exam with 10 multiple-choice questions for the nonfiction book Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science by John Fleischman.This comprehensive exam assesses reading comprehension and goes beyond with more rigorous questions to prepare students for high-stak
Engaging PowerPoint presentation focusing on Brain Injury. Very successful in my classroom to introduce and unpack brain injury and the different areas and impacts. My students have also enjoyed using this after class for revision purposes.POWERPOINT:In this PowerPoint, I have included information a
I tried to have activities available for extra credit type work. I did not give extra credit assignments to anyone with missing or incomplete work. However, there is always the student who has everything done and still wants to do more to improve a grade. This was one of those Enrichment Activiti
This whole-book, comprehensive quiz with 20 questions lets you assess student comprehension of Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science by John Fleischman. ANSWER KEY IS INCLUDED.CHOOSE PRINT OR DIGITAL! The quiz is available as a Google Forms assessment. However, the questions ar
Perfect for your Vermont History unit. This is a four page biography of Phineas Gage written for an intermediate reader. The document includes bolded keywords with easy to understand explanations; Bright graphic pictures, perfect for those who aren't squeamish; Short sentences, limited vocabulary, w
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The story of Phineas Gage is one of my favorites to share with my students, because the life of Phineas Gage and how the injury dramatically changed it really interests the students and keeps their attention. I use the book, Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Scienceby John Fleischm