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. Changing Faces Jaz Gray
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.
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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.
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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.
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"Wonder" lesson plans
Wonder by R. J. Palacio 9 discussion questions; writing prompts based on responding to quotations.
Reading Comprehension Worksheets
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