Study Guide

A Reading Guide to A Wrinkle in Time

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Accompany a reading of Madeleine L'Engle's classic tale, A Wrinkle in Time, with a detailed guide equipped with 15 informative and useful chapters. Scholars discover who the author is, why she wrote the book, and crucial story elements such as plot, setting, characters, and themes. Chapter questions challenge readers to digest, contemplate, and reiterate, quote translations confirm understanding, and activities extend the learning experience with writing and hands-on projects. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Pose chapter and discussion questions on a classroom blog, directing learners to answer each one as they complete their reading 
  • Assign the book in small guided reading groups based on proficiency level; differentiate activities as needed 
  • Allow class members to choose an activity to complete and showcase finished products 
Classroom Considerations
  • The duration may differ depending on how many chapters your class covers each day or activities you choose to implement 
  • Requires the book, A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeleine L'Engle
  • Includes several related reading titles
  • The guide is clearly split into separate sections that include bold and italicized text, shaded boxes, and highlighted titles
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