This unit guide, written by teacher and author Erin Fry, contains several lessons that align with Common Core standards for grades 8-10. It includes direction for pre-reading activities, handouts, discussion questions and End-of Novel project.
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They come from different walks of life, with different problems and different hopes and dreams. But they have one thing in common: they need a scholarship to college. And they’re ready to battle seven other contestants on a reality TV show to get it.
Mei, a budding artist with a secret disability;
Henry, not in it for the money but for the chance to follow his true dream;
Lucy, a tough Texan from a new kind of family;
Tyrell, an injured football star with a sick sister at home;
Sam, a musician with no family to fall back on;
Allyson, a devout Christian with a good reason to pray;
Cassidy, a beauty with a secret; and
Hiroshi, a varsity swimmer who left behind his true love.
But only one contestant can win on The Benefactor. Who will take home the big prize? Tune in to find out.