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THE MAZE RUNNER Unit Novel Study (James Dashner) - Literature Guide

THE MAZE RUNNER Unit Novel Study (James Dashner) - Literature Guide
THE MAZE RUNNER Unit Novel Study (James Dashner) - Literature Guide
THE MAZE RUNNER Unit Novel Study (James Dashner) - Literature Guide
THE MAZE RUNNER Unit Novel Study (James Dashner) - Literature Guide
THE MAZE RUNNER Unit Novel Study (James Dashner) - Literature Guide
THE MAZE RUNNER Unit Novel Study (James Dashner) - Literature Guide
THE MAZE RUNNER Unit Novel Study (James Dashner) - Literature Guide
THE MAZE RUNNER Unit Novel Study (James Dashner) - Literature Guide
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Our Maze Runner Unit Teaching Package has 370+ pages and slides of engaging activities. Learners will enjoy the rigor and creativity in these standards-aligned resources built from best practices.

NOVEL: Maze Runner by James Dashner
LEVEL: 7th-12th
TOTAL: 370+ slides/pages in lesson plan unit
Pacing Guide and Answer Keys included



* Suggested timeline of how a teacher could plan out the unit.
* Detailed explanations of the goals of each activity and how to conduct the activities in the classroom.

··· Pre-reading Bias Intro Activity
- answer thematic questions to get students thinking about the novel
- 11-page activity
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

··· Introduction to Utopias PowerPoint
- Introduces students to the concept of utopias and dystopias; provides examples from real life, novels, and film
- 23-slide PowerPoint
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5

··· Slang
- discuss the definitions of all the slang
- 2-page organizer (answer key included)
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4

··· Plot Chart Organizer Diagram Arc
- organize the 6 parts of the plot
- 1-page organizer & answer key
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

··· Conflict Graphic Organizer - 6 Types of Conflict
- Students analyze the 6 different types of conflict
- 2-page organizer & answer key
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

··· Character Organizer
- analyze the main characters
- 5-page organizer
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3

··· Figurative Language Instructional PowerPoint
- We set out to make the most helpful, most compelling, most graphically attractive teaching resource for you to introduce your learners to all the various figurative language. This 70+ slide PowerPoint will help you introduce how every many you need to teach your level of learners.
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7

··· Figurative Language Activity
- analyze and complete dozens of figures of speech specific to the novel
- 10-page bundle (2 parts)
- Similes, Metaphors, Idioms, Hyperboles, Analogies, Personification, Onomatopoeia, Puns, Symbols
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4

··· Journal - Quickwrite Writing Prompts
- 1/2 writing assignments to spur much deeper conversational thinking
- 70-question PowerPoint
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1

··· Mapping the Glade Activity
- Students work in groups to map out the 4 quadrants of the Glade
- 3-page activity
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1,3

··· Vocabulary List and Quiz Assessment
- 120 vocabulary words from the novel
- four 30-question quizzes
- 16-page Bundle includes list of words, quiz, and answer key
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4

··· Selfie Video Update Activity
- Students record selfie video for the world to know what's going on in the Glade
- 1-page activity
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1,3

··· 28 Comprehension Pop Quizzes
- a 5-question pop quiz per 3 chapters
* 114-slides of PowerPoint Quizzes & Keys
* 57-pages of Printable Quizzes
- The purpose of these is so students who read the chapters recently would ace the quiz and students who didn't read recently would not do well.
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.10

··· Epilogue Response Activity
- Students write or record a response to the Chancellor's memorandum to her associates about the success of the Maze Variables.
- 1-page activity
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1,3

··· Persuasive Essay and Speech
- 3 persuasive essay options for students to choose from; optional delivery of essay as a speech
- Includes essay and speech grading rubrics
- 6-page bundle
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1

··· Movie vs. Novel Comparison
- compare and contrast the movie and novel
- 2-page group comparison
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7

*** 370+ pages / slides total in lesson plan unit ***

NOTE: Every PowerPoint includes both the PowerPoint Show and the customizable .ppt file.

Enjoy The Maze Runner! And keep running!



> MAZE RUNNER Unit Teaching Package bundle

> PreReading Bias
> Introduction to Utopias PowerPoint
> 25 Slang Phrases - Syringe Art (by James Dashner)
> Plot Chart Organizer (by Dashner)
> Conflict Graphic Organizer - 6 Types of Conflict
> Characters Organizer (by James Dashner)
> Figurative Language Bundle
> Journal - Quickwrite Writing Prompts - PowerPoint
> Mapping the Glade Activity
> Vocabulary Complete Novel (120 words)
> Vocabulary List and Quiz (chap 1-10)
> Vocabulary List and Quiz (chap 11-22)
> Vocabulary List and Quiz (chap 23-39)
> Vocabulary List and Quiz (chap 40-62)
> Selfie Video Update Activity
> 28 Pop Quizzes Bundle
> Epilogue Response Activity
> Essay and Speech
> Movie vs. Novel Comparison


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> CHRISTMAS CAROL Unit Teaching Package (by Charles Dickens)
> DIVERGENT Unit Teaching Package (by Veronica Roth)
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> ESPERANZA RISING Unit Teaching Package (by Pam Munoz Ryan)
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> 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)
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> MAZE RUNNER Unit Teaching Package (by James Dashner)
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> NUMBER THE STARS Unit Teaching Package (by Lois Lowry)
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Total Pages
370 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 months
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