Not a typical answer the questions, novel study.
For this novel study, students work in groups (3-4) as the novel is read. Each student in the group selects a different element to analyze for the journal quotes. Students share journal observations before reading the next chapter.(s)
The Planning Calendar is based on the use of a CD which determines the pace.
This unit may be prefaced with the King Arthur Web Quest to familiarize students with the repeated allusions that are in the text as well as the movie "The Mighty."
There are several compare/contrast elements included in the unit and mini projects for students to complete. Daily focus is reading and completing the accompanying journal entries.
Packet includes journal sheets, a planning calendar, (based on a 45 min. class period) anticipation guide, author notes, a plot diagram, a bingo project sheet with descriptions and rubrics, project directions, vocabulary bingo, student self evaluation, common theme list, 2 different compare/contrast diagrams and an example of journal completion.
Tests/practice activities are located on Quia.com
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