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Freak the Mighty Literature Guide: Common Core-Aligned Teaching Guide

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Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick Novel Teaching Guide 118 pages.

This newly REVISED Literature Guide for Freak the Mighty has been written to focus on time-tested best practices for teaching, and is aligned to the Common Core State Standards, the NCTE/IRA English Language Arts Standards, and the Texas TEKS for grades 6 - 8. 118 pages.

This Revised Freak the Mighty Literature Guide includes:

•Pre-Reading Ideas and Activities List

•Post-Reading and Extension Ideas

•Essay and Writing Prompts

•Reading: Informational Focus article and corresponding CCSS-aligned Comprehension Check questions on Morquio Syndrome (RI.6.1, RI.6.7; RI.7.1; RI.8.1, RI.8.3)

•Reading: Informational Focus article and corresponding CCSS-aligned Comprehension Check questions on The Legend of King Arthur (RI.6.1, RI.6.5, RI.6.7; RI.7.1, RI.7.5; RI.8.1, RI.8.3)

•Anticipation/Reaction Guide and Reflection (SL.6.1; SL.7.1; SL.8.1)

•Author Biography: Rodman Philbrick article and corresponding CCSS-aligned Comprehension Check questions (RI.6.1, RI.6.4, RI.6.7; RI.7.1, RI.7.4; RI.8.1, RI.8.4)

•Active Reading Guide: Note-Taking and Summarizing Chart (RL.6.1, RL.6.2; RL.7.1, RL.7.2; RL.8.1, RL.8.2)

•Vocabulary Lists: one with definitions and one without (L.6.6; L.7.6; L.8.6)

CCSS Reading: Literature Focus Lessons and Activities:
•Figurative Language (RL.6.4, L.6.5; RL.7.4, L.7.5; RL.8.4; L.8.5)
•Character Development (RL.6.3; RL.7.3, RL.8.3)
•Character Inference (RL.6.1; RL.7.1, RL.7.3; RL.8.1, 8.3)
•Setting and Mood (Rl.7.3; RL.8.2)
•Connotation and Denotation (RL.6.4; RL 7.4;RL.8.4)
•Theme (RL.6.2; RL.7.2; RL.8.2)
•Comparing and Contrasting – Movie Versus Book (RL.6.7;RL.7.7; RL.8.7)

CCSS Writing Focus Lessons/Activities:
•Modern Chivalry – Argument and Claims (W.6.1; W.7.1; W.8.1)
•Narrative Technique – Description (W.6.3.B, W.6.3.D; W.7.3.B, W.7.3.D: W.8.3.B, W.8.3.D)
•Sensory Details in Narrative Writing (W.6.3.D; W.7.3.D: W.8.3.D)
•Writing in a Formal Style (W.6.1.D, W.6.2.E; W.7.1.D, W.7.2.E; W.8.1.D, W.8.2.E)
•Persuasive Speech – Morquio Syndrome (W.6.1, W.6.7; W.7.1, W.7.7; W.8.1, W.8.7)

CCSS Language Focus Lessons/Activities:
•Vocabulary in Context (L.6.4, L.6.4.A, L.6.4.D; L.7.4, L.7.4.A, L.7.4.D; L.8.4, L.8.4.A, L.8.4.D)
•Etymology and Using a Dictionary (L.6.4, L.6.4.B, L.6.4.C; L.7.4, L.7.4.B, L.7.4.C; L.8.4, L.8.4.B, L.8.4.C)
•Who, Whom, Whose (L.6.1.A)
•Intensive Pronouns (L.6.1.B)
•Vocabulary in Context (L.6.4.A; L.7.4.A; L.8.4.A)

•Just for Fun! Final Vocabulary Review Crossword Puzzle
•Reading Quizzes
•Vocabulary Quizzes
​•Two Final exam versions - one at the recall/comprehension level, and one for deeper analysis/evaluation of text
•Teacher Guide, including
•Sample Agenda
•Novel Summary
•Project Rubric
•Sample Response to Literature Rubric
•Answer Key
•Common Core Alignment Documentation Page

ISBN 978-1-938913-00-6
Item No. LG13006

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Annotated Standards and Question Stems for Grades 6-8
Grade 6 Common Core Question Stems and Annotated Standards - Reading: Literature
Grade 7 Reading: Literature Common Core Question Stems and Annotated Standards
Grade 6 Common Core Question Stems and Annotated Standards - Informational Texts
Grade 7 Informational Texts CCSS Question Stems and Annotated Standards
Grade 6 Common Core Question Stems and Annotated Standards – Writing
Grade 7 Writing Common Core Question Stems and Annotated Standards
Grade 6 Speaking & Listening Common Core Question Stems and Annotated Standards
Grade 7 Speaking & Listening Common Core Question Stems and Annotated Standards
Grade 6 Common Core Question Stems and Annotated Standards - Language
Grade 7 Language Common Core Question Stems and Annotated Standards

COMPLETE Common Core Aligned Question Stems for ALL English Language Arts Standards for EACH GRADE LEVEL
Common Core Annotated Standards and Question Stems for Grade 6 - SMARTFLIP BOOK
Common Core Question Stems and Annotated Standards for ELA Grade 7 - SMARTFLIP
Common Core Question Stems and Annotated Standards for ELA Grade 8 - SMARTFLIP
Common Core Question Stems and Annotated Standards for ELA Grades 9-10
Common Core Question Stems and Annotated Standards for ELA Grades 11-12

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