The White Mountains by John Christopher novel unit provides many interesting layers for student discussion. It is a dystopian novel that is less edgy than popular titles like the Hunger Games, so it is a good choice for a classroom since the content is "safe".
There are many reading activity pages from which to choose in this product.
CCSS 6th grade
Sample Pacing Chart to Organize and Plan Daily Activities
Reading Comprehension Questions
Common and Proper Nouns
Ozymandias by Shelley Poetry Analysis
Inference (2 activities)
Optional Antique Map Activity
Descriptive Writing Paragraph
Character Analysis (Coat of Arms activity)
End of Book Test
Optional Dystopian Novel Comparison
**Teacher notes, sample, or answer keys provided for all handouts except the vocabulary lists**
Product is a zipped folder with 2 secured PDF files and is not editable. The first PDF contains teacher directions, student activity pages, and all answer keys and samples. The second PDF is the student pages only, so it is easier to print a student packet of materials.
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Literature Unit, Novel Study, Reading Groups, Book Study, Dystopian, science fiction