Maniac Magee Teaching Guide

Maniac Magee Teaching  Guide
Maniac Magee Teaching  Guide
Maniac Magee Teaching  Guide
Maniac Magee Teaching  Guide
Maniac Magee Teaching  Guide
Maniac Magee Teaching  Guide
Maniac Magee Teaching  Guide
Maniac Magee Teaching  Guide
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Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
Maniac Magee Teaching Guide

Maniac Magee Teaching Guide is an 82-page, 8 component resource for teaching Jerry Spinelli's 1991 Newbery Medal Winner.

Chapter Summaries
(1)The detailed CHAPTER SUMMARIES, written in bulleted format for easy reference, provide a quick method for becoming familiar with the material when time is limited and for refreshing memory when using Maniac Magee from year to year.

Prereading Activities
(2)PREREADING ACTIVITIES include a graphic organizer, motivating discussion and research topics, and a bulletin board idea.

Vocabulary Study
(3)In the VOCABULARY section are word lists with definitions, dictionary activities, and usage worksheets.

Short Answer Questions
(4)The chapter-by-chapter SHORT ANSWER QUESTIONS can be put to use in a variety of ways including homework reading guides. The questions require detailed, factual responses.

Objective Tests
(5)The series of OBJECTIVE TESTS, which cover the novel as chapter-by-chapter quizzes and as a whole book test, do NOT require story interpretation, but they do check for
basic story comprehension. Students will find it necessary to read the material carefully and thoroughly for FACTUAL CONTENT in order to score well on these tests. The goal of this component is to build a strong foundation for progression to the higher level thinking skills.

Thinking Skills
(6)The activities in THINK, WRITE, CREATE, both chapter-by-chapter and whole book, require students to engage the HIGHER LEVEL THINKING SKILLS of Bloom's Taxonomy. These open-ended activities cover a range of difficulties from the most basic to challenges for gifted students. The items are designed to spark divergent, creative, and speculative thinking, build vocabulary, inspire research, and encourage student interaction with the story and its characters.

Graphic Organizers for Writing
(7)The GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS are unique in that they are based on specific novel events or characters rather than a standard design. Each one offers opportunities for practicing and improving writing skills.

Answer Keys
(8)Full ANSWER KEYS for all items requiring a specific answer are included.

Download the free sample pages for a closer look.

Maniac Magee Teaching Guide Components may be purchased separately.
Maniac Magee Chapter Summaries and Objective Tests
Maniac Magee Chapter Summaries and Objective Tests

Maniac Magee Thinking Skills and Graphic Organizers for Writing
Thinking Skills and Graphic Organizers for Writing

Maniac Magee Prereading Activities, Vocabulary Study, Short Answer Questions
Maniac Magee Prereading Activities, Vocabulary Study, Short Answer Questions

Maniac Magee Short Answer Questions
Maniac Magee Short Answer Questions

Maniac Magee Vocabulary Study
Maniac Magee Vocabulary Study

Maniac Magee Whole Book Test
Maniac Magee Whole Book Test
Total Pages
82 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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