Discovering Wes Moore | Printable & Digital Novel Study

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Discovering Wes Moore Printable & Digital Novel Study contains 16 easy-to-follow student handouts, PowerPoint slides, lesson plan and Google Doc to read the entire novel, Discovering Wes Moore. Text-dependent multiple-choice and open ended literal, inferential and vocabulary questions for every day of reading. Perfect for a student-led or teacher-led novel unit for 30-60 minute blocks, distance learning or Google Classroom activities

Note: This product is for Discovering Wes Moore, not The Other Wes Moore.


  • Common-core-aligned learning focus
  • Bell Ringer activity (quote analysis)
  • Chapter Reading Assignment
  • Reading response and vocabulary questions (common-core-aligned)
  • An adaptable (common-core-aligned) lesson plan applicable to all 16 days

BONUS FREEBIE: Figurative Language Analysis (9 pages of practice)

BONUS FREEBIE: Week-long final project guide

The self-explanatory, easy to follow student handouts and accompanying Google Doc can be printed for independent student use or used as a teacher-copy to guide high-level discussion. Pair with the PowerPoint slides and adaptable (common-core-aligned) lesson plan applicable to all 16 days) for a no prep novel study. Perfect for 16 days of no prep distance learning, Google Classroom activities, small-group read-aloud discussion, whole-group instruction or sustained silent reading.



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· Great Gatsby
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· A Wrinkle in Time
· Their Eyes Were Watching God
· Tupac & Dfoster
· Among the Hidden
· Bluish
· Rumble Fish
· Tears of a Tiger
· Raisin in the Sun
· Discovering Wes Moore
· Of Mice and Men
· Autobiography of My Dead Brother
· Poe Park
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· Novel Study Final Project for ANY TEXT

Discovering Wes Moore Printable & Digital Novel Study contains 16 easy-to-follow student handouts, PowerPoint slides, lesson plan and Google Doc.

Total Pages
105 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
2 months
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.
Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.


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