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Angel on the Square
The Impossible Journey
Prereading research, cross-curricular activities, and thematic connections. Access to this 4-page document requires Adobe Reader or compatible application.
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Background information, character list, vocabulary words.
Part I Worksheet
Understanding characterization, practice with connotations and denotations, making predictions.
Part II Worksheet
Venn diagram to compare and contrast, practice with connotations and denotations, making predictions.
Part III Worksheet
Finding cause and effect, practice with connotations and denotations, making predictions.
Part IV Worksheet
Summarize and evaluate the ending, analyze connotations and denotations.
Conflict Graphic Organizer
Students identify external and internal conflicts.
Suspense Graphic Organizer
Students identify the suspense in 4 selected passages.
Whole-Novel Discussion and Activities
5 discussion questions and 5 post-reading activities.
Multiple Choice Test
Summary and 11 discussion questions.
Students learn about symbolism and create a quilt based on scenes from the book.