A complete set of supplemental texts to support the novel study of “Maniac Magee” by Jerry Spinelli!
Planning on reading "Maniac Magee" with your class? These texts are a great way to add meaningful and thoughtful discussion to your class by exploring topics and themes present in the novel through close reading or text study.
Texts can be read throughout the novel reading to allow students to access:
o“ Peace—that was the other name for home.” - Kathleen Norris
- 6 non-fiction articles from contemporary publications
- 1 poem
- 1 short story
- 1 selection of excerpts from novel to support discussion of theme
AND FIVE BONUS TEXTS!