Discovering Wes Moore - Novel Study

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This is an inspiring and compelling story of the challenges growing up and the responsibility carried by choices made. Two men. One overcame adversity. The other suffering the same poverty moves in a different direction. Their stories are chronicled in Discovering Wes Moore, a book for young people based on Wes Moore’s bestselling adult memoir, The Other Wes Moore. Moore’s book is a powerful story that many high school students today need to hear! This novel would be a great summer reading assignment or an inspiring story for the opening of a school year!

This novel study includes:

Introduction PowerPoint (6 slides with 2 videos)

Novel questions by chapter (answer page included with page numbers) The questions are only literal questions that can be used as running quizzes as your read the novel in class. Instructors are free to create their own higher order thinking questions for this novel.

Resource Page - YouTube videos and nonfiction articles

Vocabulary page (definition page included)

Novel Study Test (answers included)

Essay questions (with grading Rubric)

Total Pages
16 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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