MANIAC MAGEE Essay Prompts & Grading Rubrics

Grade Levels
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Resource Types
Common Core Standards
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Maniac Magee Essay Topics will get students engaging with meaningful topics the novel raises:

> Family & Home
> Courage
> Racism: East End vs. West End

They can then choose to write an essay or deliver a speech on their ideas from Maniac Magee. The grading rubrics are included for easy, effective grading and feedback.

TEXT: Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
LEVEL: 4th-8th
COMMON CORE: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1

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This resource can be purchased as part of MANIAC MAGEE Unit Teaching Package bundle.

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Enjoy MANIAC MAGEE! And remember, if Maniac can wave at people, so can we!

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SEE THESE OTHER MANIAC MAGEE RESOURCES:

> PreReading Bias
> Google Earth Introduction Tour
> Plot Chart Organizer
> Conflict Graphic Organizer - 6 Types of Conflict
> Characters Organizer
> Figurative Language Bundle
> Journal - Quickwrite Writing Prompts - PowerPoint
> 13 Pop Quizzes Bundle
> Children's Crusade Historical Nonfiction
> Little Engine that Could Literary Connection
> Myth Creation Contest Activity
> Two Mills Times Newspaper Design Activity
> Man Who Struck Out Willie Mays Creative Writing Activity
> Life Story of an Old Person Memoir Activity
> Grammar Prepositions
> Grammar Commas Introductory Elements
> Grammar Commas Direct Address
> Grammar Conjunctions Interjections
> Vocabulary Complete Novel (75 words)
> Vocabulary List and Quiz (chapters 1-9)
> Vocabulary List and Quiz (chapters 10-18)
> Vocabulary List and Quiz (chapters 19-29)
> Vocabulary List and Quiz (chapters 30-35)
> Vocabulary List and Quiz (chapters 36-50)
> Essay Topics & Grading Rubrics

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> BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA Unit Teaching Package
> BUD, NOT BUDDY Unit Teaching Package (by Christopher Paul Curtis)
> CATCHER IN THE RYE Unit Teaching Package (by J.D. Salinger)
> CHRISTMAS CAROL Unit Teaching Package (by Charles Dickens)
> DIVERGENT Unit Teaching Package (by Veronica Roth)
> ENDER'S GAME Unit Teaching Package (by Orson Scott Card)
> ESPERANZA RISING Unit Teaching Package (by Pam Munoz Ryan)
> FAHRENHEIT 451 Unit Teaching Package (by Ray Bradbury)
> FAULT IN OUR STARS Unit Teaching Package (by John Green)
> FREAK THE MIGHTY Unit Teaching Package (by Rodman Philbrick)
> GIVER Unit Teaching Package (by Lois Lowry)
> GREAT GATSBY Unit Teaching Package (by F. Scott Fitzgerald)
> HATCHET Unit Teaching Package (by Gary Paulsen)
> HOLES Unit Teaching Package (by Louis Sachar)
> HUNGER GAMES Unit Teaching Package (by Suzanne Collins)
> IF I STAY Unit Teaching Package (by Gayle Forman)
> ISLAND OF THE BLUE DOLPHINS Unit Teaching Package (by Scott O'Dell)
> JULIUS CAESAR Unit Teaching Package (by William Shakespeare)
> LORD OF THE FLIES Unit Teaching Package (by William Golding)
> MAZE RUNNER Unit Teaching Package (by James Dashner)
> NIGHT Unit Teaching Package (by Elie Wiesel)
> NUMBER THE STARS Unit Teaching Package (by Lois Lowry)
> OF MICE AND MEN Unit Teaching Package (by John Steinbeck)
> OUTSIDERS Unit Teaching Package (by S.E. Hinton)
> PAPER TOWNS Unit Teaching Package (by John Green)
> ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY Unit Teaching Package (by Mildred Taylor)
> ROMEO AND JULIET Unit Teaching Package (by William Shakespeare)
> TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Unit Teaching Package (by Harper Lee)
> TUCK EVERLASTING Unit Teaching Package
> UNWIND Unit Teaching Package by Neal Shusterman
> WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM Unit Teaching Package
> WHERE THE RED FERN GROWS Unit Teaching Package
> WONDER Unit Teaching Package

POETRY UNITS:

> Poetry Unit Complete PowerPoint and Packet - Genres, Forms, Techniques, Devices

GRAMMAR UNITS:

> Commas Complete Unit - Lessons, Assessments, Answer Keys - Grammar Ninja
> Parts of Speech Complete Unit - Lessons, Assessments, Answers - Grammar Ninja
> Subjects Verbs Complete Unit - Lessons, Assessments, Answer Keys - Grammar Ninjas-Grammar-Ninja">Subjects Verbs Complete Unit - Lessons, Assessments, Answer Keys - Grammar Ninja
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks

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MANIAC MAGEE Essay Prompts & Grading Rubrics
MANIAC MAGEE Essay Prompts & Grading Rubrics
MANIAC MAGEE Essay Prompts & Grading Rubrics
MANIAC MAGEE Essay Prompts & Grading Rubrics