"Among the Hidden" by Haddix is a well loved science fiction novel, especially among upper elementary and middle school students. This packet provides a standards based assignment for each chapter. If you read a chapter a day, with the exception of two days, this packet will last 27 days.
Examples of activities include:
-Citing sentences with vocabulary words and using context clues to define before using a dictionary
- Venn diagram to compare and contrast the life of a "shadow child" and a regular child
-Answering questions about the text and citing the page number from the text to support answers
-Listing character traits and supporting ideas with evidence from the text
-Making and justifying predictions
While originally created for 6-8th grade intermediate to advanced EL students, this would be appropriate for mainstream students of the same age or advanced students in 4th or 5th grade. Students with a lower reading level could access the text through a read-aloud.