The Curriculum Guide for The Secret Hum of a Daisy by Tracy Holczer

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The death of a parent can turn a child's world upside down. A curriculum guide for The Secret Hum of a Daisy explores defining moments in the main character's life, including the loss of her mother. Chapter-by-chapter discussion questions and graphic organizers take readers through the novel in a methodical, easy-to-understand way.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Print out the questions to use as a study guide for learners to follow as they read
  • Have writers create their own heart maps to describe their feelings and emotions about a defining life moment
Classroom Considerations

  • Features a chart to align each activity to key Common Core standards
Pros

  • Brings in elements of figurative language and poetry
  • Addresses key social/emotional issues
Cons

  • Missing suggested time frames to guide the learning