"M.C. Higgins, the Great' by Virginia Hamilton is a timeless novel that can be used in so many ways. You will find lots of ideas, specific lessons, comprehension worksheets, reading strategies, writing about reading strategies and so much more in 64 page unit bundle. It starts off with building nonfiction to fiction knowledge and ends with techniques to use with students to explore symbols and theme. There are also a list of extension activities. There are ten detailed lessons to guide your students to close reading and greater comprehension skills. This unit can be used with your entire class, guided reading or literature circle group or even as sub plans.