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The Thing About Jellyfish Novel Study/Unit

The Thing About Jellyfish Novel Study/Unit
The Thing About Jellyfish Novel Study/Unit
The Thing About Jellyfish Novel Study/Unit
The Thing About Jellyfish Novel Study/Unit
The Thing About Jellyfish Novel Study/Unit
The Thing About Jellyfish Novel Study/Unit
The Thing About Jellyfish Novel Study/Unit
The Thing About Jellyfish Novel Study/Unit
Product Description
The Thing About Jellyfish is an excellent novel by Ali Benjamin that is a welcome addition to the middle school reading list. This book touches on many subjects including bullying and grief, all while using the study of jellyfish to teach students a wonderful lesson about life.

This unit was created for Middle School [grades 6-9] and comes with a guide for teachers to follow. This unit does meet multiple Common Core Standards, as well as individual state standards.

This unit contains:

-Teacher Guide [with suggestions and various options for certain assignments]
-Quickwrites
-Discussion Questions
-Creative Poetry Activity
-Literary Device Scavenger Hunt
-An article for Close Reading analysis
-3 Quizzes with Answer Keys
-A TED Talk accompanied with graphic organizer and questions
-A Final Project with 4 options and handouts/templates/examples for each option, and a Rubric

This download is a zip file and contains both Word and PDF options. There are 25/50 pages.

This novel would also work well with my Novel Study SmashBook or in a Lit Circle environment.

This product was created by Tales of Teaching in Heels. Please do not duplicate, amend, or pass off/sell as your own. Please keep attribution at the bottom of each page. If you would like to share with other teachers at your school, please purchase a Multiple Use License.
Total Pages
25/50
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
1 month
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