Layered Curriculumฎ Unit Assignment
Name: Stephanie Pedraza Due Date:
Unit Title: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine LEngle Novel Study
Subject: Reading Grade Level: 6th
(2) Reading/Vocabulary Development. Students understand new vocabulary and use it when reading and writing. Students are expected to:
(E) use a dictionary, a glossary, or a thesaurus (printed or electronic) to determine the meanings, syllabication, pronunciations, alternate word choices, and parts of speech of words.
(3) Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Theme and Genre. Students analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about theme and genre in different cultural, historical, and contemporary contexts and provide evidence from the text to support their understanding. Students are expected to:
(A) infer the implicit theme of a work of fiction, distinguishing theme from the topic;
(6) Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Fiction. Students understand, make inferences and draw conclusions about the structure and elements of fiction and provide evidence from text to support their understanding. Students are expected to:
(A) summarize the elements of plot development (e.g., rising action, turning point, climax, falling action, denouement) in various works of fiction;
TOTAL Unit Points: 100 points
C Layer: _ Maximum 65 points in this section
Complete a chapter summary file folder using index cards made into matchstick books and attached to the file folder. Write 1-3 sentence summary of each chapter after youve read it. (1pt/chapter)
Listen to audiobook and give an oral summary of each chapter to the class (1pt/chapter)
Complete a Vocabulary Foldable of 5-10 words from each chapter. Write the definition and a sentence using the word (1pt/chapter)
Understanding Mrs. Who: Chart Mrs. Whos quotations of classical literature and expressions. Analyze them and translate them if necessary
Make an audio glossary of unique words found in the book, give meaning and use in a sentence....10 pts
Create a diorama of your favorite setting from the book
Write a Biopoem of a character from the book
Listen to audiobook excerpt narrated by Madeleine LEngle. Illustrate an image based on what you heard
Select a theme song for the book. Explain your choice
Create a PowerPoint collage of the main characters of the book. Provide an image, description, and traits. Present presentation to the class
Illustrate 3 themes from the book. Create an image summarizing the theme and provide a description that fits the theme
Design a board game retelling the plot of the story. Be sure to include major settings from the story and incorporate some vocabulary. You may work with a partner
B Layer: Choose ONE only _ Maximum 15 points in this section
Write a story that begins or ends with one of the quotations in the book and that illustrates the point of the quote. For example, Walls have ears. What might happen in a story that startedor endedthat way?
Create your own map of Meg, Charles Wallace, and Calvins journey.
Design a tesseract.
A Layer. Choose ONE only Maximum 20 points in this section
Is time travel possible? Why or why not? Get with a partner and debate the topic in front of the class.
Create a PowerPoint collage of The Darkness you see in our world today and the weapons used to defeat it. In your opinion, do these weapons make the Darkness stronger or weaker? Justify your answer?
Love is just one of the powerful themes in this book. How important do you think love is in the world? Is it more important to love or be loved. Write a one page response.
60 69 = D 70 79 = C 80 89 = B 90 100 = A
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(sig. & phone worth 5 points in the C level).