This Literature Connections unit is on R.J. Palacio's Wonder, the incredible realistic fiction book that follows August Pullman during his fifth grade school year. August sees himself as an ordinary ten year old, but his cranial facial deformities keep other people from seeing him this way.
This unit is designed to be student led. The lesson plans and directions are written directly to the student, making this a great unit for summer reading, homeschooling, or enrichment. The unit can also be led by a teacher in a classroom setting without any adaptations.
Included in this Wonder Literature Unit:
☆Lesson Plans for teaching R.J. Palacio's Wonder
☆Thought Provoking Reading Response Questions
☆Information About the Genre
☆A Lesson on Narrator Styles
☆Cross-Curricular "Extension Cord" Activities
☆Exploration of Figurative Language in Wonder
☆Activities on the Theme of Kindness
☆Writing Activities, Graphic Organizers, and Rubrics
Wonder is one of those books that pulls at your heart and stays with you for a lifetime. Many children and teachers have said that this book is truly life changing as readers connect with Auggie and the other characters on a meaningful level.