Chapter Abstracts Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter of The Wednesday Wars. Students should have a full understanding of the unit material in order to answer these questions.
Daily Lessons This section of the lesson plan contains 30 Daily Lessons. He is able to relate his teachings back to the readings of Shakespeare, and he finally understands the true meaning behind Mrs.
Holling Hoodhood is a young man beginning seventh grade in a small suburb on Long Island in New York. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of The Wednesday Wars for either a student or teacher.
They often include multiple parts of the work and ask for a thorough analysis of the overall text. The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. You can use the forms to provide general feedback on audibility, pronunciation, articulation, expression and rate of speech.
The longest descriptions run about words. They become shorter as the importance of the character or object declines. Use these questions for quizzes, homework assignments or tests. They require more thought than multiple choice questions, but are shorter than the essay questions.
This lesson plan provides both full unit tests and mid-unit tests. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. The short essay questions evaluate not only whether students have read the material, but also how well they understand and can apply it.
This will help you establish uniform criteria for grading essays even though students may be writing about different aspects of the material. Some have essay questions, while others are limited to short-response questions, like multiple choice, matching and short answer questions.
Essay responses are typically expected to be one or more page s and consist of multiple paragraphs, although it is possible to write answers more briefly.
The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help students understand The Wednesday Wars in fun and entertaining ways. Hoodhood, a Presbyterian, is instead asked to do chores.
Fun activities are a great way to keep students interested and engaged while still providing a deeper understanding of The Wednesday Wars and its themes.
Some of the tests are designed to be more difficult than others. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of important characters.
By pulling from the different sections of the lesson plan, quizzes and homework assignments offer a comprehensive review of The Wednesday Wars in manageable increments that are less substantial than a full blown test.
You can use this form to grade students, or simply comment on their progress. Through the words of Shakespeare, Hoodhood begins to understand there is more to the world than he initially realized.
Pass the forms out before you assign reading, so students will know what to expect.Wednesday Wars is a coming to age historical fiction story about a seventh grader named Holling Hoodhood. Holling is the only Presbyterian student at his school, and he is the only student left there on Wednesday afternoons.
Wednesday Wars Final Test – Essay Question Choose one of the following to respond to in an essay. Copy and paste your essay into an e-mail.
In The Wednesday Wars by Gary Schmidt, Holling is the only Presbyterian in his class. He used to be one of three, but the other two moved.
Discussion Questions Use our LitLovers Book Club Resources; they can help with discussions for any book: • How to Discuss a Book (helpful discussion tips) • Generic Discussion Questions—Fiction and Nonfiction • Read-Think-Talk (a guided reading chart) Also consider these LitLovers talking points to help get a discussion started for The.
The Wednesday Wars consists of multiple storylines that come together at the end of the book after the main character, Holling Hoodhood, has weathered personal upsets and tumultuous times. The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt is a coming of age story about a young man, Holling Hoodhood, who learns over the course of his seventh grade year that there is more to life than what he sees in his own world.Download