Explore the many obstacles that Maniac Magee encounters in this eye-opening book. Students will learn to analyze prejudices and other challenges that Magee faces by completing fun, challenging activities and lessons. Appealing and challenging cross-curricular lessons and activities incorporate research-based literacy skills to help students become thorough readers. Lessons and activities work in conjunction with the text to teach students how to analyze and comprehend story elements in multiple ways, practice close reading and text-based vocabulary, determine meaning through text-dependent questions and more. Instructional guide is designed for students attending fourth-grade to eighth-grade.