This activity was created based on the Louisiana Guidebook for ELA. The guidebook can be found at louisianabelieves.com. The activity goes along with the unit titled Wonderstruck. This is a handout created to go with Sample Lesson 3. Students will need to have access to Part 2 of Maniac Magee (must have novel) and chapter 5 from "The Story of My Life" which can be found free on the internet.
This activity is common core based and covers standards RI 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.8 and RL 5.1, 5.2, 5.3.