What is it about? - An in-depth book reading program that connects students with the stories.
Who is it for? - Students who love to read and watch movies.
Why do we offer it? -To practice reading comprehension and critical thinking skills.
How is it taught? - In class: reading together, discussions, presentations, and comparison between the book to the movie; Homework: vocabulary and reading comprehension.
ABOUT THE BOOK - A Wrinkle in Time
Author: Madeleine L'Engle Lexile Rating: W - 740L
It's a story of Meg Murry, a high-school-aged girl who is transported on an adventure through time and space with her younger brother Charles Wallace and her friend Calvin O'Keefe to rescue her father, a gifted scientist, from the evil forces that hold him prisoner on another planet. Throughout their journey, readers will learn about the power of love, the value of individuality, and the contrasts between good and evil.
1. Identify characteristics & character development
2. Identify text to media connections
3. Book & Movie comparison
1. Reading comprehension and analysis
2. Theme exploration: Response to literature
3. Re-write the end of the story with YOU as an additional character