Maniac Magee  <br />For the next few weeks we will be reading the novel Maniac Magee, by Jerry Spinelli.  It is a great ...
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Maniac Magee

  1. 1. Maniac Magee <br />For the next few weeks we will be reading the novel Maniac Magee, by Jerry Spinelli. It is a great story whose main character is a boy about your age. He goes through many life changing events in his life. I am sure you will enjoy reading about them with the class. <br />Along with the reading you will have a packet to complete. Some pages can be done right away, others you will definitely have to work on as you read. Please take your time and do your best. Since this unit will take about three weeks, it will be a large part of your grade.<br />Below is the reading schedule that we will follow. If you are absent for any reason, it is your responsibility to make up what you have missed.<br />Feb 2Ch. 1P. 5-7Ch. 24P. 87-90Ch. 2P. 8-9Ch. 25P. 91-95Ch. 3P. 10-13Feb 11Ch. 26P. 96-99Ch. 4P. 14-15Ch. 27P. 100-102Feb 3Ch. 5P. 16-19Ch. 28P. 103-105Ch. 6P. 20-21Ch. 29P. 106-109Ch. 7P. 22-27Feb 12Ch. 30P. 110-111Ch. 8P. 28-29Ch. 31P. 112-114Feb 4Ch. 9P. 30-32Ch. 32P. 115-118Ch. 10P. 33-37Feb 15Ch. 33P. 121-123Ch. 11P. 38-40Ch. 34P. 124-128Ch. 12P. 41-44Ch. 35P. 129-135Feb 5Ch. 13P. 45-49Feb 16Ch. 36P. 136-140Ch. 14P. 50-53Ch. 37P. 141-142Ch. 15P. 54-56Ch. 38P. 143-148Ch. 16P. 57-58Feb 17Ch. 39P. 149-152Ch. 17P. 59-63Ch. 40P. 153-157Feb 8Ch. 18P. 64-67Ch. 41P. 158-161Ch. 19P. 68-69Feb 18Ch. 42P. 162-166Ch. 20P. 70-73Ch. 43P. 167-169Ch. 21P. 74-76Ch. 44P. 170-174Feb 10Ch. 22P. 79-83Feb 19Ch. 45P. 175-180Ch. 23P. 84-86Ch. 46P. 181-184<br />Vocabulary – Write the definition and the page number from Maniac Magee.<br />1. orphanPage #2. legendPage #3. pandemoniumPage #4. allergyPage #5. confetti Page #6. dumbfoundedPage #7. repertoirePage #8. Mourner Page #9. replicasPage #10. featsPage #11. ecstaticPage #<br />Complete the missing spaces with correct information from the story.<br />CAUSEEFFECTManiac went to live with his aunt and uncle.Someone wanted to hurt Amanda for being friends with Maniac.Maniac ran away from Grayson’s burial.The people on both sides of town hated each other.Maniac left the Beale’s house to live at the zoo.McNab could not strike out Maniac.Maniac went to hunt in Valley Forge.Maniac untied Cobble’s knot.Russell and Piper became famous.Maniac could not go where his parents had been killed.Maniac would run and run.<br />ACROSS<br />1. lunatic or madman<br />3. a frowning expression<br />4. to pull (as a fish) by winding or turning a reel<br />6. a way of helping increase the sales of something<br />7. Something left to a person by a Will<br />9. to fit together into a whole<br />10. a wood or steel structure for carrying a railroad over a valley<br />DOWN<br />2. one who takes care of buildings or land<br />3. likely to not trust<br />5. to treat or speak to with disrespect<br />8. something that exists only in the imagination<br />E I B L X G G A Q O A T M B S I Y H G K A G<br />D E O D H Z R N F P Q V O B E V F F N S S K<br />B Z G S O L S A Z B S W X H D H W D P E J F<br />W X U A J I M L Y A D N A M A M R R M R J V<br />O D K W M O M O P S Z E Q C S N B T H O A B<br />Z X V F A N Z Q T M O J A E T B K W A G A Y<br />J U Q Z O E W K B B V N K D X A L H I Z N F<br />G E Z C L L H E I A L Y Q L E N J W C Y R T<br />F I L A Z W D B S E M X I Y A C S M W R G R<br />P N F I I T P L U T F C S Z S M A Y B M T Q<br />G F D E B N C R X X N T W R T N H E P Q L F<br />N D D M P G A A R C Z K W Q I G G Q O U Y E<br />P J N M L M G V I E Z E V A G Y B B V J R U<br />E A X Q I W U S L Z I U C J K L Y R W S Y D<br />G M X P C U T Z Q Y M A R S J L B C P W L H<br />J V B K M E K V Y L S W L G I E X L X O C W<br />H Z N S P M G B C O L N K K U B T U P J R O<br />F G G M J E F F E R Y H N Y L H S B F E J Y<br />I R I M U J C V F B N D U E A S M X V F N O<br />V R M C U R V T Z V I M F Y P I T K H L D P<br />K A V W G T O U D K Z S D I T F C E S A Z L<br />G T H Q U A B S O A K T K Y J A M G A N Y H<br />AMANDA<br />EAST<br />FISHBELLY<br />GRAYSON<br />JEFFERY<br />KRIMPETS<br />LIONEL<br />MAGEE<br />MANIAC<br />MARS<br />MCNAB<br />PENNSYLVANIA<br />PIZZA<br />WEST<br />Maniac and Mars: Together and Worlds Apart<br />· Think of ways in which Maniac and Mars are similar and different.<br />· Write your ideas about Maniac (that only belong to Maniac) in the circle under his name. Write your ideas about Mars (that only belong to<br />Mars) in the circle under his name. These are the differences between the two characters.<br />· Any ideas you have about how Maniac and Mars are the same are written in the space where the two circles overlap.<br />· Leave some room so you may add other ideas later.<br />Fill in the blank to the left with the correct information from the story.<br />Fill in the blank to the left with the correct information from the story.<br />

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