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Maniac Magee Pre-Reading Center Activity (Common-Core Aligned)

Maniac Magee Pre-Reading Center Activity (Common-Core Aligned)
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In this activity, students rotate to 5 stations in which they will obtain background knowledge on key concepts necessary for understanding and appreciating Maniac journey for acceptance and family. Concepts are: background on Jerry Spinelli, Willie Mays, Social Segregation, A discussion on Civil Rights, and Student Homelessness). After absorbing the information provided, students select a higher order thinking question slip at random (each station has 4 HOT questions which allow students to respond to the information on a deeper, more meaningful way). Reflection slips are glued to a response sheet and discussed as a group though responses are individual.
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22 pages
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