Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Maggie Magno,Teacher's Pet Publications,Professor of Philosophy Peter Sullivan Summary
Essentially a complete teacher's manual for the novel, this LitPlan Teacher Pack includes lesson plans and reproducible resource materials for Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH.It includes:19 Daily Lessons Short answer study questionsMultiple choice quiz questionsVocabulary worksheets for each reading assignment3 detailed writing assignmentsIndividual and group activitiesCritical thinking discussion questions5 unit tests (2 short answer, 2 multiple choice, 1 advanced)Evaluation formsReview puzzles & gamesBulletin board ideasReproducible student materialsAnd more!A Few Notes About A Few Of The Many Different Assignments Included:There are three writing assignments in this unit, each with the purpose of informing, persuading, or expressing personal opinions. In Writing Assignment #1, students compare and contrast a character from the story and its real life animal equivalent. In Writing Assignment #2, students write Nicodemus's memoirs about the adventures he encountered after leaving the Boniface Estate but before settling on the farm. Finally, in Writing Assignment #3, students persuade the rat community to either support Jenner's argument or Nicodemus's. Uses:These materials are geared for whole class use but are very easily adaped for independent study work, lit circles or book groups, home school use, or tutoring.If you have never taught this book before, this manual will give you a great foundation of materials on a variety of levels.If you have taught this book before, you might like to know that veteran teachers have told us they have found our LitPlan Teacher Pack manuals to be different from many other materials they have seen--and very helpful.