This lesson will give a summary of the popular book maniac magee, a novel written by jerry spinelli. At the age of three, jeffrey magee loses both of his parents in a tragic accident. Remember when you were ten or so, and a mouth full of braces and moms special haircut were. Maniac magee book summary maniac magee is about jeffrey lionel magee s search for home and the racial prejudice in the town of two mills. Jerry spinelli, the author of this newbery medal winner, is also the author of other childrens classics like wringer, stargirl, and milkweed. He was special all right, and this is his story, and its a story that is very careful not to let the facts get mixed up with the truth. Maniac magee study guide contains a biography of jerry spinelli, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full. Use it to refresh your litplan or use it with your own unit of study. Just how much do you know about the legendary maniac magee. This set of lesson plans consists of approximately 162 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching.
Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. We have tons of study questions for you here, all completely free. Matching 15 multiple choice 15 short answer 15 quotations 5 composition 5. Maniac magee vocabulary, comprehension questions, and learning activities, divided by chapters. A comprehensive database of more than 20 maniac magee quizzes online, test your knowledge with maniac magee quiz questions. Maniac magee unit test in a chapter by chapter format. With whom does jeffery end up living at the end of the book. Maniac magee progeny press homeschool kit in a bag. This comprehensive text covers every joint of the body, head and face, gait, posture, emergency care, the principles of assessment, and preparticipation evaluation. Author bio jerry spinelli is the author of many immensely popular books for young readers, including eggs, stargirl, space station seventh grade, newbery honor book wringer, newbery award winner.
Sure its half tall tale, half a parable about prejudice, and half a funny story about. Top american libraries canadian libraries universal library community texts project gutenberg biodiversity heritage library childrens library. Little, brown and company takes great pleasure and pride in announcing that, effective immediately, we will be the sole publisher of the paperback edition of jerry spinellis classic newbery medal winner, maniac magee. Oct 20, 2008 a presentation of diaromas of maniac magee s homes. Learn the process, book some driving lessons or a defensive driving course with the aa and find out how to take your test. You will be given a clue for each word you are trying to guess. Maniac magee by jerry spinelli and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Student team literature standardized reading practice test. Jerry spinellis maniac magee still running through our. Maniac magee by jerry spinelli paperback book the parent. Premade tests on maniac magee mid book test easy, including multiple choice, short answer, short essay, and indepth essay questions.
We have been introduced to many interesting characters while reading maniac magee. I recommend giving this as an open book test so that stud. Maniac magee part i comprehension test 20 questions by srsamantha1 last updated. The clues will help you remember a specific character from the story. English 6 maniac magee test types of characters and conflict. Jeffrey gets the nickname maniac after performing athletic feats of mythic proportions and appearing fearless in the face of bullies and other terrifying situations. Maniac magee whole book test is taken from maniac magee teaching guide.
Maniac magee teaching guide with this whole book test and 8. Mid book test medium final test medium mid book test hard final test hard quiz test generator. This is where the myth of maniac magee begins, as he changes the lives of a racially divided small town with his amazing and legendary feats. Premade tests on maniac magee final test easy, including multiple choice, short answer, short essay, and indepth essay questions. The book used the words black and white when referencing the race of each person and neighborhood in the book. Maniac magee is a book that stuck with me long after i read it in fifth grade for the first time. But the thing maniac magee is best known for is what he did for the kids from the east side and those from the west side. Project ideas maniac magee, novel activities, novel guides. Maniac magee chapter summaries and objective tests by. Littlebird books teaching resources teachers pay teachers. Around town, around the nearby townships, always carrying the book, keeping it in perfect condition.
Learn maniac magee part 2 with free interactive flashcards. It is about a boys parents died in a trolley accident. It stuck with me more than in just a lifelong love of butterscotch krumpets, but also in the sweetness of the main character and the good that he finds in well, everyone. The protagonist in most novels features the main character or good guy. It deals with racism and its effects on a young man who, though white, finds more warmth and kindness on the black side of town than on his own side. Jerry spinelli is the author of many immensely popular books for young readers, including eggs, stargirl, space station seventh grade, newbery honor book wringer, newbery award winner maniac magee, and the picture books mama seetons whistle and i can be anything. There is also a test on the whole book for maniac magee, by jerry spinelli. Student team literature standardized reading practice test maniac magee harper trophy newbery edition, 1990 directions choose the word that means the same, or about the same, as the underlined word. A newbery medal winning modern classic about a racially divided small town and a boy who runs. Maniac magee by jerry spinelli overdrive rakuten overdrive. This maniac magee test includes answer key as well.
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Maniac magee by jerry spinelli, book trailer by angie wheeler. Use this maniac magee unit test to check students comprehension after reading the book. Maniac magee end of the book test by jenny teachers pay. Think back on some of your favorite characters from past novels you. Maniac magee by jerry spinelli, book trailer by angie. Maniac magee study guide contains a biography of jerry spinelli, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis. This humorous yet poignant story tells of a superathletic teenager who bridges his small towns racial gap. By this you will not only carry the 9th class online book but you will be linked and connected with your 9th class english book punjab board all the time. Maniac magee by jerry spinelli chapters 1 4 before you read the chapters.
Maniac magee, first edition abebooks passion for books. He was born in a house, a pretty ordinary house, right across the river from here, in bridgeport. I like this book because he likes to run and i like to run too. Jeffrey magee is twice homelessonce involuntarily, at age three, when his parents plunge with a highspeed trolley off a bridge. Maniac magee part i comprehension test proprofs quiz. Maniac magee 10 questions by nappyboy last updated. Test and improve your knowledge of maniac magee study guide with fun multiple choice exams you can take online with. Jeffrey lionel maniac magee might have lived a normal life if a freak accident hadnt made him an orphan. Maniac magee is a phenomenal story about a young boy who faces homelessness, racism and prejudice as he struggles to find a place to call home. Choose from 500 different sets of maniac magee part 2 flashcards on quizlet. He turned and started walking, catching his breath. Nov 28, 2010 book trailer that i made for my grad school class. Spinelli has written the novel in third person he said, as opposed to i said, which is called first person, using an objective viewpoint in which the thoughts and feelings of the characters are not. If you listen to everybody who claims to have seen jeffreymaniac magee that first.
Maniac magee questions test prep, study guides, teacher. Well explore the major events and problems in the book, and discuss its conclusion. An occasionally longwinded, but always affecting, parablelike story about racism and ignorance. Maniac magee is a heartwarming book first published 25 years ago. How long was cobbles knot after jeffery untangled it.937 1311 1347 1404 488 80 456 1352 482 261 1483 1487 930 1104 925 953 876 541 596 1525 474 1366 1141 753 1344 1121 375 1073 82 1380 577 874 180 232