If you liked The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, then you'll love The Droughtlanders by Canadian author Carrie Mac. Follow the Maddox brothers on their journey of self-discovery and growth in this exciting literature unit. It includes:
1) a graphic organizer on setting and characters
2) an activity study on the major themes of the novel
3) a set of vocabulary words by chapter
4) comprehension questions for each section
5) use critical thinking skills to draw the three locations where the story takes place
6) make a brochure (with rubric) as a final project,
7) then take a summative assessment via quiz.
Summary of Book:
Twin brothers Seth and Eli Maddox have grown up inside the safety of the Keys, avoiding the disease that fills the Droughtlands. When Eli catches his mother takling to a Droughtlander, he begins to question everything he thought he knew. When Eli's mother is killed in an explosion ordered by his father, Eli escapes the safety of the Keylands and finds himself in the middle of a rebel conspiracy to overthrow the Keyland government.