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Freak the Mighty Novel Unit with Differentiated/Interactive Notes

Freak the Mighty Novel Unit with Differentiated/Interactive Notes
Freak the Mighty Novel Unit with Differentiated/Interactive Notes
Freak the Mighty Novel Unit with Differentiated/Interactive Notes
Freak the Mighty Novel Unit with Differentiated/Interactive Notes
Freak the Mighty Novel Unit with Differentiated/Interactive Notes
Freak the Mighty Novel Unit with Differentiated/Interactive Notes
Freak the Mighty Novel Unit with Differentiated/Interactive Notes
Freak the Mighty Novel Unit with Differentiated/Interactive Notes
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Interest Level: Grades 5-8
Reading Level
Grade Equivalent: 5.5
Lexile Level: 1000L


A wonderful story of triumph over imperfection, shame, and loss. Large, awkward, learning-disabled Maxwell Kane, whose father is in prison for murdering his mother, and crippled, undersized Kevin are both mocked by their peers; the cruel taunting they endure is all too realistic and believable.

The boys establish a friendship-and a partnership. Kevin defends them with his intelligence, while Max is his friend's "legs," affording him a chance to participate in the larger world. Inspired by tales of King Arthur, they become knights fighting for good and true causes. But Kevin's illness progresses, and when he dies, Max is left with the memories of an extraordinary relationship and, perhaps, the insight to think positively about himself and his future. The author writes with empathy, honoring the possibilities of even peripheral characters; Kevin and Max are memorable and luminous. Many YA novels deal with the effects of a friend dying, but this one is somewhat different and very special.
Libby K. White, Schenectady County Public Library, NY


Aligned to the Common Core State Standards for grade 5-8.
Assessments
Technology Links
Graphic Organizers
Differentiated Lessons



Skills:
Pre-Reading Activities
RQA poster
Readability App
Prediction
Informational Text and Background Knowledge
Close Reading Tools
KWL
Compare and Contrast Article and Multimedia
Comprehension Questions and Activities, Final Project Ideas
Elements of Plot Video Links and Interactive Notes
Character Investigation, Traits
Symbolism
Prediction
Inferences
Tone and Mood
Sequence Map
Point of View Video Links and Interactive Notes
Dialogue
Elements of Short Stories: Flashback, Foreshadow, Irony
The Author’s Words
Conflict Video Links and Interactive Notes
Types of Conflict Chart with Textual Evidence
Theme Video Links and Interactive Notes
Theme Evidence

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Total Pages
60 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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