In heaven by Angela Johnson, Marley deals with shocking news about her family and identity and learns the true meaning of love, friendship, and family. This story, which is a challenging read for students in grades 5-7, is a good read aloud or literature circle book. As they read and discuss this story, students will be challenged to read deeply, and consider bonds of family and friendship.
This literature guide includes:
• 12 Reader Response Journal sheets with text-specific questions and space for readers to write their own questions.
• 4 final essay questions.
• 3 final project ideas.
This literature guide is written for 6th grade standards but could be used with students in grades 6-8.