MANIAC MAGEE Plot Chart Organizer (by Spinelli) While reading the novel MANIAC MAGEE, this graphic organizer will help students analyze the 6 parts of the plot -- Exposition (setting, characters, and background info) Conflict Rising Action (3 events or details) Climax Falling Action (2 events or details) Resolution NOVEL = MANIAC MAGEE by Jerry Spinelli LEVEL = 5-10 COMMON CORE = CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2 Enjoy MANIAC MAGEE!
Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli This is my first read aloud each year (for the past 20+ years) to my 5th graders. It is so much more than a children's novel. Adults will love the deep rich theme of love and respect for one another. I still cry at the end of Part 2 of the book.
Maniac Magee Vocabulary Activities and Vocabulary Games
Maniac Magee Vocabulary Activities and Games Set- This is a collection of 11 different vocabulary activities and games for the story the Jerry Spinelli book, Maniac Magee. They have been developed to help students make real, authentic connections with words that go beyond basic "recalling the definitions." Students interact with words and with each other to really grasp onto the meanings of the words and make their own connections with them.