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What do I need to read for Module 5?


You will choose one of the following novels or short stories to read independently for Module 5.
I choose to read a novel. How do I get a copy?
If you choose to read a novel, it is your responsibility to obtain the novel at the library, the bookstore, an
e-reader, or from your personal library.
I choose to read a short story. How do I get a copy?
If you choose to read a short story, it is provided for you in a link.
How many pages should I read before every lesson?
At the bottom of this document, you will find a pacing guide. You will read the noted pages before you start each
lesson in Module 5. For your convenience, this information is given in a reminder link at the end of each lesson.
What are my choices?
Selection 1Novel
Ungifted
by Gordon Korman
Synopsis
On one of his many trips to the principals office, Donavan is accidentally sent to the wrong program. What will
Donavan learn and, more important, what does he have to offer to the kids in his new class?
Review
Touching, without being overly sentimental, Ungifted is a gem for readers looking for a story where the underdog
comes out on top.
Voice of Youth Advocates

Selection 2Novel
The Wednesday Wars
by Gary Schmidt
Synopsis
In 1967, Holling is battling difficulties at school while the country faces the war in Vietnam. Will Holling muster

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up the self-determination he needs to come out on top?


Review
"Schmidt ... makes the implausible believable and the everyday momentous ... a gentle, hopeful, moving story."
Booklist, ALA, Starred Review
The New York Times Book Review

Selection 3Novel
Freak the Mighty
by Rodman Philbrick
Synopsis
Maxwell finds strength in an unlikely friend. How will these two misfits take charge of their destinies?
Review
Compelling written with energy and humor.
The Bulletin for the Center of Childrens Books

Selection 4Novel
The Magicians Nephew
by C. S. Lewis
Synopsis
This is the first book in the sequence of Lewiss Chronicles of Narnia series. Polly and Diggory are the first to
journey to the magical land of Narnia. What side will they choosegood or evil?
Review
"The magic of C. S. Lewis's parallel universe never fades."
The Times

Selection 5Novel
The Yearling
by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
Synopsis
In the Florida backwoods, Jody Baxter adopts a newly born fawn. How does this bond between a young boy and a
wild animal change Jodys life forever?
Review
Heart-stopping adventure and heart-wrenching human elements This is a classic well worth its Pulitzer Prize.

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Earthy dialect and homespun wisdom season the story, giving it a unique and unforgettable flavor.
Amazon.com

Selection 6Short Story


The Strangers That Came to Town
by Ambrose Flack
Synopsis
There is a new family in town that does not quite fit in. How will the community adapt to these strangers?
Review
A tale of the surprises that are in store when we open our hearts to others.
A Tale of a Book
Obtain
Read "The Strangers That Came to Town" online.

Selection 7Short Story


To Build a Fire
by Jack London
Synopsis
The man, accompanied by his wolf dog, braves the freezing temperatures of the Yukon in hopes of finding gold.
What else will he find in this desolate, unforgiving environment?
Review
London's stark, unadorned prose is a powerful vehicle for his grim message.
The Merriam-Webster Encyclopedia of Literature
Obtain
Read "To Build a Fire" online.

Read the pages indicated for your selection before you begin the lesson.
You will need your reading selection through the last lesson of the module.
*Page numbers are approximate.

Read the
pages

Lesson
05.01

Lesson
05.02

Lesson
05.03

Lesson
05.04

Lesson
05.05

Lesson Lesson Lesson


05.06
05.07
05.08

Lesson
05.09

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before
you
begin
the
lesson
Ungifted

Complete Pages 168


05.01 and
obtain
your
selected
reading.

Pages
69136

Pages
137204

Pages
205274

Chapters Chapters Chapters


The
Complete Chapters
Wednesday 05.01 and September November January MarchMay
December February
October
Wars
obtain
your
selected
reading.

N/A

Page
275end

N/A

You will
need
your
reading
selection
to
complete
05.09.

N/A

Chapter
June

N/A

You will
need
your
reading
selection
to
complete
05.09.

Freak the
Mighty

Complete
05.01 and
obtain
your
selected
reading.

Chapters
16

Chapters
712

Chapters
1318

Chapters
1924

N/A

Chapter
25

N/A

You will
need
your
reading
selection
to
complete
05.09.

The
Magicians
Nephew

Complete
05.01 and
obtain
your
selected
reading.

Chapters
14

Chapters
58

Chapters
912

Chapters
1314

N/A

Chapter
15

N/A

You will
need
your
reading
selection
to
complete
05.09.

The
Yearling

Complete
05.01 and
obtain
your
selected
reading.

Chapters
13

Chapters
46

Chapters
79

Chapters
1013

N/A

Chapter
14

N/A

You will
need
your
reading
selection
to
complete
05.09.

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