Among the Hidden Novel Unit

Grade Levels
6th - 8th, Homeschool
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64 pages
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Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix is a low prep novel unit that provides many interesting layers for student discussion. It is a dystopian novel that tackles themes like independence, free choice, and having your own identity.

There are many reading activity pages from which to choose in this product.

Product Includes:

CCSS 7th grade

Sample Pacing Chart to Organize and Plan Daily Activities


Reading Comprehension Questions

Character Charts


Safety v Danger to Luke

Government Venn Diagram

Illustrate Luke's Point of View from the Attic Vent

Letter from the Government

Neighbor Descriptions

Sanctuary or a Prison Persuasive Writing

Design a Population Book Jacket

Recognizing Bias in Nonfiction Reading

Author's Writing Style

Story Timeline

Story Map


Dystopian Novel Comparison

**Teacher notes, sample, or answer keys provided for all handouts except the vocabulary lists**

Product is a zipped folder with 2 secured PDF files and is not editable. The first PDF contains teacher directions, student activity pages, and all answer keys and samples. The second PDF is the student pages only, so it is easier to print a student packet of materials.

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Literature Unit, Novel Study, Reading Groups, Book Study, Dystopian, science fiction

Total Pages
64 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 month
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.


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