Type:

Unit

Description:

This unit includes pre-reading activities, during reading focus areas, and post-reading reflections to help students actively read and talk about the book. The end project is an original whirligig and essay honoring an important person.

Subjects:

  • Language Arts > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10

Keywords:

whirligig Paul Fleischman teenagers alcohol drunk driving novel

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0

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Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2009-04-22.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

This resource is an excellent unit on the thought provoking book Whirligig. Pre-reading, during-reading and after-reading strategies are embedded in the unit. Furthermore, a wide variety of other resources are included to augment this unit. Websites, poems, current information are all included to make this book highly relevant and meaningful.

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