This is a unit that goes along with the novel, Z for Zachariah. The unit can be used in conjunction with literature circle groups or with a whole class studying the book. Included in the unit:
Building background knowledge activity (in small groups, students research different topics surrounding the book, then they share what they've learned with the other students in their group. For this activity, there is an instruction sheet, research cards, and a note-taking grid).
Journal prompts that use quotes from the novel.
Four sets of discussion questions
A hero and villain worksheet where students determine if Ann and Loomis are heroes or villains using quotes from the text to suppor their answers (could be developed into an essay).
Four quizzes and answer keys.