Journeys: A Common Core State Standards Unit for A Wrinkle in Time and Companion Texts

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You won't find any wrinkles in your instruction with this unit guide on Madeleine L'Engle's A Wrinkle in Time. The 34-page document includes everything from instructional questions and learning tasks aligned to Common Core State Standards to vocabulary and companion texts.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Consider assigning a jigsaw reading using the various companion texts provided in the resource and having learners report back with their summaries and analysis
  • Given the popularity of science fiction in modern media, offer assignments that allow students to compare/contrast presentation in mediums such as film and television with literature
Classroom Considerations

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Pros

  • Instructional questions are directly matched to corresponding Common Core standards
  • Companion texts organized according to genre and themes/topics
  • Engaging project/activity ideas
Cons

  • None