Slay by Brittney Morris: Unit Materials
Pg. 1 Table of Contents
Pgs. 2-14 Chapter Questions
Pg. 15 Story Mountain Graphic Organizer
Pg. 16 Map Activity
Pgs. 17-22 Graphic Organizers
Pg. 23 Crossword Puzzle
Pg. 24 Book Review Form
Pgs. 25-26 Your Culture, Your Game For the instructor:
> Pg. 27 Essay topic with extensive details & resources
> Pg. 28 Additional activities & ideas for the classroom
> Pgs. 29-33 Key >> Purchase this unit and the Slay reading journal is automatically added to your order for FREE. ($3 savings) DETAILS
> 33 pages total (last 5 are key)
> Comprehension questions for every chapter
> 196 questions total > 5 chapter questions ask for sketching
> 26 vocab activities> Vocab activities include sketching > 13% of questions have no wrong answer: they are open-ended to encourage independent thinking. The rest have right/wrong answers.
> 7 graphic organizers:
> Mapping activity
- 1 Plot
- 1 in-depth character organizer based on Kiera (protagonist)
- 1 character organizer based on Malcolm
- 2 character-based Venn
- 1 setting-based Venn
- 1 character-based web (reusable)
> Two page creative/art activity based on celebrating culture with a game (as happens in the novel)
> Novel-based crossword puzzle
> Essay topic with detailed questions & ideas to consider while brainstorming, and, to guide students in determining how they feel about topic. Can work for both argumentative or expository essay.
> Additional activities & ideas for the classroom: Web links for activities related to novel themes & topics.
> Book review form is a reusable. Can be used for any book, story, or epic poem. A career-long resource. QUESTIONS> Four types of questions:
- Short Response (complete sentences not required)
- Complete Response (complete sentences required)
>How does Kiera decide to honor Anubis?
>What particularly special item does Kix get in the mail?
Who would say it? Mark M for Malcolm and K for Kiera.
>Why does Emerald fly across her room?
>When Steph learns about Dred, what does she say Kix should do?
>What is Congo Square Arena named after?
At the bottom of page 276, what simile is used to describe Kix’s panic?
Use three words or phrases to describe what kind of person you think Dred is.
>Why does Malcolm want to end SLAY? Three+ sentence minimum
On pages 158-159, Kix wonders how it can be legal to sue the game, to sue her. Why does she think it can’t be right or legal? Two+ sentence minimum
T / F Annette SLAYs.
T / F Steph has her sister’s back.
<>Resources are designed for struggling learners. Perfect modified resources for special education or below-level learners. Workbook questions are not all higher order thinking (a few are); they are roughly 7-8th grade level.
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