Missing May is a realistic fiction novel by Cynthia Rylant about an unlikely family coping with the loss of their matriarch. This amazing story shared from Summer, a 12 year-old girl's perspective is a perfect novel to share with your upper elementary to middle school students.
This novel unit includes: -14-pages of reader response questions -a pacing guide for easy planning and implementation -7-pages of context clue word work to enhance vocabulary -setting analysis work -a story map -simile and metaphor activity -3-post reading journals for student writing -an answer key for quick checking of student work -all CCSS for reading literature and writing standards covered
The novel is not included, but for novel info: Reading Level Grade level Equivalent: 6.7 Lexile Measure®: 980L DRA: 60 Guided Reading: W Genre Classics Theme/Subject Death, Grief, Loss Extended Families Travel and Vacations
Engaging your students in this short chapter novel will not be a challenge with this print and go unit.
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I have taught for 15 years as an upper elementary reading and language arts teacher. I love this level of learners because they challenge me to find the perfect novels, and to create the most effective resources. I am a National Board Certified Teacher in Early Adolescent English Language Arts.
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