• Maniac Magee Literature Kit™, Grades 5-6

Maniac Magee Literature Kit™, Grades 5-6

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  • Subject: Language Arts
  • Subject: Literature
  • In this State Standards-aligned Literature Kit™, we divide the novel by chapters or sections and feature reading comprehension and vocabulary questions.
  • In every chapter, we include Before You Read and After You Read questions. The Before You Read activities prepare students for reading by setting a purpose for reading. They stimulate background knowledge and experience, and guide students to make connect
  • The After You Read activities check students' comprehension and extend their learning. Students are asked to give thoughtful consideration of the text through creative and evaluative short-answer questions and journal prompts.
  • Also included are writing tasks, graphic organizers, comprehension quiz, test prep, word search, and crossword to further develop students' critical thinking and writing skills, and analysis of the text.
  • About the Novel: Maniac Magee is a Newbery Medal winning-story about a young homeless boy running through town and the different people he meets along the way. Orphaned at the age of three, Jeffrey Magee runs away from his Aunt and Uncle eight years later
  • All of our content is aligned to your State Standards and are written to Bloom's Taxonomy.
Inspire your students with this brave story about racism and homelessness. The helpful journal topics offer extended writing activities and discussion prompts. Students come up with possible story ideas that could relate to the title, "maniac". Illustrate the scene between McNab and Maniac. Match quotes to the characters who said them. Students confront the idea of discrimination by identifying some of the ways people discriminate against other people. Find proof from the story to support the different qualities inhabited by Maniac and Grayson. Give meaning to expressions from the story. Identify each expression as a simile or metaphor. Identify a major and minor problem that Maniac faces in the story and explain each in a paragraph. Aligned to your State Standards, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included. About the Novel: Maniac Magee is a Newbery Medal winning-story about a young homeless boy running through town and the different people he meets along the way. Orphaned at the age of three, Jeffrey Magee runs away from his Aunt and Uncle eight years later. He finds himself in Two Mills, Pennsylvania, where he realizes the town is split in half — the East End and the West End. Running his way through the town, Magee learns of the hatred and racism that separates the two sides. Along the way, he meets a wide range of interesting characters, and even develops a legend for himself, earning him the nickname "Maniac". He endures hardships while moving from place to place, eventually finding a home in a buffalo pen at the zoo.
Educational Level
Grade Level Grade 5, Grade 6
Age Level Age 10, Age 11
Educational Details
Product Series Literature Kits Grades 5-6
Age 10-12 YEARS
Grade 5-6
Specifications
Unit of Measure ST
Brand Name Maniac Magee - Literature Kit Gr. 5-6
Country of Origin CAN
Package Contains 1 book
Package Count 1
Eco-Friendly
Is This Product Considered Eco-Friendly Y
What Makes This Product Eco-Friendly Recyclable
PostConsumer Recycled Material 0%
PreConsumer Recycled Material 0%
Safety Information
Contains Small Parts N
Contains a Balloon N
Is a Small Ball N
Contains a Small Ball N
Is a Marble N
Contains a Marble N
Exposure Warning Required by the CA Prop65 N
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