Wonder - Discussion Questions. Discussion Questions1.
What do you think of the line "Don’t judge a boy by his face" which appears on the back cover of the book? Did this affect how much you wanted to read the story? How much did this line give away about the story you were about to read? 2. Throughout Wonder, Auggie describes the way that many people react to seeing his face for the first time: by immediately looking away.
For Teachers. Treacher-Collins Syndrome In Wonder, Auggie refers to his condition as Mandibulofacial Dysostosis, which is also known as Treacher Collins syndrome (TCS).
This is an inherited developmental disorder with a prevalence estimated to range between 1 in 40,000 to 1 in 70,000 of live births. TCS is a condition in which the cheek-bones and jawbones are underdeveloped. Children with this condition have very small or partially absent cheek bones and notches in or stretching of the lower eyelids. The ears are frequently abnormal and part of the outer ear is usually absent. There are many children born every year with different types of craniofacial differences.
My Face: National Foundation for Facial Reconstruction myface.orgmyfacewonderproject.org CCA Kids: Children's Craniofacial Association A national, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, the CCA's mission is to empower and give hope to individuals and families affected by facial differences. Passion & Compassion. Passion & Compassion English III In which we discuss differences, equality, discrimination and the importance of engaging.
We also practise speaking in front of others. Could it be that there are really only two things you need to make the world a better place? The central words for this module are passion and compassion. Your final book to study as a class this term is a tale of a boy who has an unusual problem to face (pun partly intended) Or.. is it unusually... usual? Part 1 of this module is centred around the book Wonder by R.J. Part 2 asks you to select your own reading book that touches on one of the themes 'passion' or 'compassion'.
Part 3 finally lets you take the stage and speak up. What's your passion? If you want to read about something you love, but don't know which book to choose, try google & goodreads.com , your local library, the school library, and talk to me if you need help getting hold of the book you want. What is the journal? Wonder Read Aloud Resources. As we experienced Wonder by R.
J. Palacio as our class read aloud, we used the following pages as a visual guide to the book. Sometimes the images helped us see people or objects or places that were unfamiliar to us. Sometimes the descriptions helped us better understand the significance of an event. Hearing the songs and reading the lyrics helped us understand why they were chosen to introduce different parts. Wonder smart notebook.notebook. Whole class reading Wonder TES. Wonder Reading Packet. Wonder Unit. Wonder. Wonderresource JF RSPP 12072016. Wonder resources nov 2017. Wonder. Ten year-old August Pullman doesn't look like the rest of us.
He was born with a craniofacial abnormality so radical that his face causes the first person who ever sees him to faint; elicits audible noises of surprise from people; makes kids on the playground scream and run away; and, well, looks like it could be a Halloween mask. His family and friends call him Auggie. But he has been called other names, like: Rat boyFreakMonsterFreddy KruegerE.T.Gross-outLizard-faceMutant To name a few. In R.J. Like, a really tough time. Even though Wonder is her first book, Palacio doesn't seem to have any trouble letting her main character suffer. So how does Auggie go from being the freak to eventually being accepted as "the nicest Auggie Doll in the world" (6.The Auggie Doll.14)? Warning: It is possible that Wonder will have seismic impact on your life, with its epicenter right in the very core of your soul.
And the thing about kindness is that a little can go quite a far way. Pinterest. "Wonder" lesson plans. Wonder by R.
J. Palacio 9 discussion questions; writing prompts based on responding to quotations. Teacher Guide to Wonder How might students use storyboards to demonstrate and to extend their learning? Check the resources here. Includes plot summary, essential questions, a character map, themes, symbols, more. Wonder by R. Wonder by R. Wonder Scroll to page 10 of this 15-page document to find a plot summary, pre-reading discussion questions, a brief author biography, related titles, and an extensive list of post-reading learning activities. Wonder The very extensive resources at this site focus on helping students visualize the references in the text. Wonder Plot summary and link to a book trailer, book talk script, vocabulary words, discussion questions, and cross-curricular learning activites. 3 pages; Adobe Reader required. Changing Faces » Changing Faces Wonder Resources.