That Was Then This is Now Chapter 2 Activity Packet-Common Core Aligned
This is a very comprehensive bundle of instructional resources and activities related to Chapter 2 of SE Hinton’s classic teen novel, That Was Then This is Now. I have included Word and PDF versions of all activities and answer sheets are included as well. I think your students will enjoy this bundle which includes:
1) A Scavenger Huns for Information: This is 30 question active reading scavenger hunt where students actively hunt for textual evidence and information while they read. These scavenger hunts are meant to enhance enjoyment and check for understanding. They are always a hit with my high school kids. Answer sheet are included.
2) a crossword puzzle related to characters, events, vocabulary, and figurative language for chapters 1+2. To make it easier for my customers, I have included a list of crossword clues. This makes it very simple to edit and make your own puzzle. I also have word and PDF versions to assist you in this.
3) Writing a letter of advice to Connie or Mike This is a 2 slide interactive power point writing workshop which helps your students brainstorm ideas to write a letter of advice to Mike or Connie. The second slide shows the format for this letter.
Remember Mike is a greaser kid who saves Connie, a black girl, from a dangerous encounter with a group of Greaser boys. Mike is very gallant to Connie and drives her home safely only to be beaten up on her command by a group of black kids for his kindness. Mike recounts his story to Bryan and Mark in the hospital. Of course Mark thinks that Mike is an idiot, while Bryon is very impressed with his chivalry and forgiveness of both Connie and her friends. This shapes Bryon reaction to similar incident where he and Mark do not act so chivalrous which he gets beaten up for and other events that follow.
I am giving this chapter free. This is only a part of an entire Novel Bundle which can be found here:
Again I don’t think that you will find a more comprehensive and fun bundle on the Web. There are over 120 pages of activities in the entire novel packet. Also I will be adding things as the year progresses. Get it now at this price!
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