Teachers! Grab this hyperdoc to go along with your close reading of the novel Wonder by RJ Palacio! What is a hyperdoc? A hyperdoc allows you to integrate digital resources and establish a blended learning environment. Embedded within the digital resource you will find different media formats, guided close readings for independent practice, sentence frames, and constructed responses to demonstrate understanding. Hyperlinks take students to articles and selected passages of WONDER.
***You will need a GOOGLE ACCOUNT as this is a GOOGLE SLIDES
How does this connect to Wonder?
*Taking different chapters in the text and aligning them with nonfiction articles through Commonlit.org. The hyperdoc comes with pre-made organizers and sentence frames for applying deeper understanding and critical thinking.
The article included is PUTTING GOOD DEEDS IN HEADLINES MAY NOT BE SO GOOD which discusses desensitizing society to what is a good/heroic deed versus what is just expected. If teachers create a free Commonlit account they can create classes (or sync with Google Classroom) and add text-based comprehension and analysis questions to the assignment. Students will be asked to consider some of the actions in the novel WONDER and whether or not these are good/heroic deeds or just the right thing to do.
Students will need:
*A platform for distributing (either through a digitalized learning network like Google Classroom or sharing of the link).
Common Core Standards covered include using text evidence, applying understanding and meaning across texts, and examining both literary fiction and nonfiction.
The assignment is easily modified, distributed, and appropriate for different age groups.