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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Reading and Writing Workshop: Freak the Mighty
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Unit|
|Estimated Time||Ten 50- to 60-minute sessions|
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Class set of Freak the Mighty (1 for each student)
- General classroom materials (drawing paper, colored markers, crayons, and so forth)
- Journals or spiral notebooks for reader responses
- Magnetic letters or letter cards
- Small notebooks or materials for bookmaking
Grades 3 – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
The Graphic Map assists teachers and students in reading and writing activities by charting the high and low points related to a particular item or group of items, such as events during a day or chapters in a book.
- Pre-read the novel.
- Generate a sample list of metaphors and hyperbole appropriate for the level of your class.
- Test the Graphic Map interactive on your computers to familiarize yourself with the tool and ensure that you have the Flash plug-in installed. You can download the plug-in from the technical support page.