Written by Janine H. Sherman
Essentially a complete teacher's guide and novel unit, this LitPlan Teacher Pack includes lesson plans and reproducible student materials for The Miracle Worker by William Gibson.
20 Daily Lessons
Short answer study questions
Multiple choice quiz questions
Vocabulary worksheets for each reading assignment
3 detailed writing assignments
Individual and group activities
Critical thinking discussion questions
5 unit tests (2 short answer, 2 multiple choice, 1 advanced)
Review puzzles & games
Bulletin board ideas
Reproducible student materials
A Few Additional Notes
There are three writing assignments in this unit, each with the purpose of informing, persuading, or expressing personal opinions. The detailed writing assignment sheets guide students through the assignments. The first assignment is to inform: students will write a composition about one of the background topics assigned in Lesson One. The second assignment is to give students a chance to persuade: students pretend to be a frustrated Annie writing to Mr. Anagnos of The Perkins Institute asking him to allow her to return and give her a teaching job there. The third assignment gives students the opportunity to express their personal ideas: students will share a time they taught someone something meaningful.
There is an optional class project (Seeing and Hearing Through Your Hands) through which students gain first-hand knowledge of and utilize Braille and sign language.
These materials are geared for whole class use but are very easily adapted for independent study work, lit circles or book groups, home school use, or tutoring. If you have never taught this book before, this manual will give you a great foundation of materials on a variety of levels. If you have taught this book before, you might like to know that many veteran teachers have told us they have found our LitPlan Teacher Pack manuals to be much more thorough and more helpful than other materials they have used.
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