This novel study for A Wrinkle in Time includes chapter questions, two before reading activities, key idea and details activities, context clue and language activities, inferencing activities, activities about the controversy surrounding this novel, writing prompts,and a card game for review. Questions are text dependent and written specifically for this novel.
There are thirteen pages of chapter questions for this novel, A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle. Each page has main idea and detail questions, context clue questions, and inferencing questions with space for students' answers. These can be used for interactive notebook pages or for chapter assessments of these important reading skills.
The three key idea and details activities include:
- All about Meg
- Picturing the Settings
- Plotting the Structure and Main Events
The two context clue and language pages are about finding and using context and story vocabulary.
The three inferencing activities include:
- Making Inferences from Evidence
- Inferring Character Traits
- Inferring Themes
The two activities about the controversies surrounding A Wrinkle in Time are:
- The Controversy over A Wrinkle in Time
- Banned Books
There are three writing prompts - one narrative, one informative/explanatory, and one opinion/argument prompt.
The I Have . . .Who Has . . ? game is a fun whole class activity for reviewing details from the novel after reading.
The Easel Activity is ready to use with answer boxes for student responses. It includes all of the chapter questions and activity sheets. The printable card game is located in the PDF file.
This novel study supports a number of the Reading: Literature standards, especially those involving using text-based evidence, determining main ideas and details, using context clues, and making inferences.
From Classroom in the Middle