Unwind: Directed Reading Thinking Activity

To generate interest in reading Neal Shusterman's young adult science fiction novel Unwind, class members engage in a Directed Reading-Thinking Activity (DRTA) that asks them to examine the front and back covers, the blurbs, and "The Bill of Life" located on the acknowledgements page and then make predictions about the major themes and ideas that will be covered in the novel.     

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Classroom Considerations

Part of a series of materials designed to accompany a reading of Unwind

Pros

The packet includes a rationale for the activity, step-by-step directions, and assessment sugestions

Cons

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