This well-written story by Cal Ripken, about a young man's self-realization through his experiences playing baseball, catches the attention of students and keeps them wanting to continue reading.
This complete unit supports that enthusiasm by concentrating on events and emotions that YA audiences identify with.
Included are -
- student response prompts and questions for every chapter including answer key.
-quiz for Ch 1 to 7,
-quiz for Ch 8 to 14,
-Test for Ch. 15 to 23
-Journal Entry Chart
-detailed student essay, using journal entries as a base.
This product is copier and toner friendly, with few borders.
ANSWER KEYS INCLUDED.
Also here are vocabulary lessons and puzzles,a Venn diagram for comparison, a graphic organizer for character evaluation, and a poetry connection, and word search for names in the novel.
This makes a very good read-aloud.
Common Core of State Standards ELA 6,7,8 skills in this unit:
RL 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9 A check list for these RL skills is included with the unit.
W 1, 2, 4, 5, 10 L 2b, 4c