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Freak the Mighty Novel Guide - Common Core Aligned Middle School ELA Literature Guides for Download
Freak the Mighty Teaching Unit
 
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Format: Downloadable PDF
ISBN: 978-1-938913-00-6
Pages: 119
Copyright: 2014
Writer: Kathleen Rowley, Revised by Andrea Arner

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This newly REVISED Literature Guide for Freak the Mighty has been written to focus ontime-tested best practices for teaching, and is aligned to the Common Core State Standards, the NCTE/IRA English Language Arts Standards, and the Texas TEKS for grades 6 - 8. 118 pages.

This Revised Freak the Mighty Literature Guide includes:

•Pre-Reading Ideas and Activities List

•Post-Reading and Extension Ideas

•Essay and Writing Prompts

•Reading: Informational Focus article and corresponding CCSS-aligned Comprehension Check questions on Morquio Syndrome (RI.6.1, RI.6.7; RI.7.1; RI.8.1, RI.8.3)

•Reading: Informational Focus article and corresponding CCSS-aligned Comprehension Check questions on The Legend of King Arthur (RI.6.1, RI.6.5, RI.6.7; RI.7.1, RI.7.5; RI.8.1, RI.8.3)

•Anticipation/Reaction Guide and Reflection (SL.6.1; SL.7.1; SL.8.1)

•Author Biography: Rodman Philbrick article and corresponding CCSS-aligned Comprehension Check questions (RI.6.1, RI.6.4, RI.6.7; RI.7.1, RI.7.4; RI.8.1, RI.8.4)

•Active Reading Guide: Note-Taking and Summarizing Chart (RL.6.1, RL.6.2; RL.7.1, RL.7.2; RL.8.1, RL.8.2)

•Vocabulary Lists: one with definitions and one without (L.6.6; L.7.6; L.8.6)

CCSS Reading: Literature Focus Lessons and Activities:
•Figurative Language (RL.6.4, L.6.5; RL.7.4, L.7.5; RL.8.4; L.8.5)
•Character Development (RL.6.3; RL.7.3, RL.8.3)
•Character Inference (RL.6.1; RL.7.1, RL.7.3; RL.8.1, 8.3)
•Setting and Mood (Rl.7.3; RL.8.2)
•Connotation and Denotation (RL.6.4; RL 7.4;RL.8.4)
•Theme (RL.6.2; RL.7.2; RL.8.2)
•Comparing and Contrasting – Movie Versus Book (RL.6.7;RL.7.7; RL.8.7)

CCSS Writing Focus Lessons/Activities:
•Modern Chivalry – Argument and Claims (W.6.1; W.7.1; W.8.1)
•Narrative Technique – Description (W.6.3.B, W.6.3.D; W.7.3.B, W.7.3.D: W.8.3.B, W.8.3.D)
•Sensory Details in Narrative Writing (W.6.3.D; W.7.3.D: W.8.3.D)
•Writing in a Formal Style (W.6.1.D, W.6.2.E; W.7.1.D, W.7.2.E; W.8.1.D, W.8.2.E)
•Persuasive Speech – Morquio Syndrome (W.6.1, W.6.7; W.7.1, W.7.7; W.8.1, W.8.7)

CCSS Language Focus Lessons/Activities:
•Vocabulary in Context (L.6.4, L.6.4.A, L.6.4.D; L.7.4, L.7.4.A, L.7.4.D; L.8.4, L.8.4.A, L.8.4.D)
•Etymology and Using a Dictionary (L.6.4, L.6.4.B, L.6.4.C; L.7.4, L.7.4.B, L.7.4.C; L.8.4, L.8.4.B, L.8.4.C)
•Who, Whom, Whose (L.6.1.A)
•Intensive Pronouns (L.6.1.B)
•Vocabulary in Context (L.6.4.A; L.7.4.A; L.8.4.A)

•Just for Fun! Final Vocabulary Review Crossword Puzzle
•Reading Quizzes
•Vocabulary Quizzes
•Two Final exam versions - one at the recall/comprehension level, and one for deeper analysis/evaluation of text
•Teacher Guide, including
•Sample Agenda
•Novel Summary
•Project Rubric
•Sample Response to Literature Rubric
•Answer Key
•Common Core Alignment Documentation Page
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