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Literature: "Among the Hidden" by Margaret Peterson Haddix
These sites are about the book “Among the Hidden” written by Margaret Peterson Haddix. Includes discussion questions, an online interactive quiz, a ppt, a biography of the author, and a role-playing activity. There are links to eThemes Resources on Overpopulation and Utopias.
This lesson uses "Among the Hidden" by Margaret Peterson Haddix and "The Quiet World" to engage students in a discussion of governmental limits on individual freedom. Includes background information, lesson objectives, expected products from lesson, instructional strategies implemented, collaborative structure of class, lesson procedures/activities, follow-up or culminating activities and assessment.
This site includes a book talk, author study, classroom connections, list of related books, related websites, and a discussion board for "Among the Hidden" by Margaret Peterson Haddix.
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This one-page PDF includes directions for doing a role play of "Among the Hidden" with your students, as well as directions for assessing student understanding of character, motivation and how those elements can be presented through dialogue and action.
What is overpopulation? On these sites you will find information about population and its relationship to poverty, politics, and the environment. There are photo essays, video clips, fact sheets, statistics, and interactive quizzes.
These resources are about Utopias, dystopias, and planned communities. Read about several historical intentional communities and the dystopian tradition in literature and film. Find out what these communities had in common, how they differed, and why some of them have failed and others continue to exist. Compare existing or historical experimental communities to fictional Utopias. Includes eThemes resources on "The Giver" by Lois Lowry, "Animal Farm" by George Orwell, and forms of government.