Hush little baby don't say a word, Harper wrote a book about a mockingbird! Harper Lee explores the issues of racism, prejudice, and growing up in a small southern town in the story. A Novel Advantage™ brings the story to life allowing the reader to understand the rippling effects of prejudice.
A Novel Advantage™ breaks the novel down into easy to use sections that include:
Positioning the Reader
About the Author
Collaborating with the Text
Writing Performance Tasks
Graphic Organizers and Activities
A Novel Advantage™ makes the reading of the epic visible. Applying the learning theories of Lev Vygosky, Howard Gardner, Bloom’s Taxonomy, and other educational theorists, each unit is designed to focus on student-centered learning. Using a framework that Prepares the Learner, Collaborate with the Text, and Amplifying Understanding (PCA), students are able to take the big ideas of the unit and engage in strategies that make their learning evident– allowing the teacher to focus on what really matters– student learning!
A Novel Advantage’s™ To Kill a Mockingbird includes 140 slides, purposefully created to Position the Reader, Collaborate with the Text, and Amplify Understanding which take you into, through and beyond Harper Lee's timeless classic. With A Novel Advantage™, it becomes clear as to why Harper Lee would write a story about a mockingbird.