This is an original, one week novel unit on "Touch Blue" by Cynthia Lord for grades 3-5. Tess is coming of age and starting to understand and appreciate her life a lot more once her family home becomes a foster home to Aaron, a 13 year old boy. As the story develops, both Tess and Aaron learn to make their own luck in a way by letting go of trying to control life and hold on to the idea of what life should be like and embrace their life while making the best out of it. This novel unit includes, objectives, summary, pre-reading activity, chapter questions, vocabulary, essay and discussion questions, and book report hand-out.
Hope you enjoy this amazing story with your students.
Lena M. Ed.