Looking for something different to take your students further in comprehension? This 50 page unit plan has been completely updated and contains everything you need to begin a novel study of "A Wrinkle in Time" by Madeleine L'Engle. You will find detailed lessons with a focus on guiding your students in asking and answering think about questions. Lessons include:
Questions Lead to Better Discussions
Character Questions Bring Characters to Life
Strong Feelings Lead to Strong Questions
Questioning How Settings Shape the Story
Written Responses to Reading
Writing about Theme
Exploring Lingering Questions
Common Core standards are emphasized throughout. This is a versatile plan that can be used with your entire class, in guided reading, with a literature circle or even as a substitute teacher guide. There are many activities to chose from. You'll find precise teaching notes, concise chapter summaries, handouts (pre-reading survey, Question Booknotes, 3 Way Venn Diagram, comprehension checks, vocabulary checks, character charting, proverbs, responding to reading checklist, theme graphic organizer) and helpful teaching posters.
"The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge." Thomas Berger. When you can ask good questions, you are truly in charge of your learning.