Freak the Mighty Activity Bundle - Creative Activities and Novel Assignments

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Freak the Mighty Activity Bundle - Creative Activities and Assignments includes 11 fun and engaging activities and assignments to help students respond to Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick. Help your students form connections and analyze the novel with these high-interest activities and assignments. The activities were created to allow students to form text connections, analyze characters, understand the plot, and immerse themselves in the text.

Included in the Freak the Mighty Activity Bundle:

General Novel Activities & Resources

➡️ Freak the Mighty Hashtag Quote Posters and Activity: This interactive bulletin board that will brighten up your classroom while you read Freak The Mighty by Rodman Philbrick. This display includes inspiring quotes from the novel with hashtags that share which character in the novel said the quote.

➡️ Freak the Mighty Unit Discussion Prompts: Help your students make text-to-self connections with the novel Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick with these fun discussion cards that can be used in pairs, small groups, or even as a whole-class discussion during the unit. The prompts will allow students to think about the novel and respond thoughtfully while making those connections.

➡️ Freak the Mighty Poster and Bookmarks: Brighten up your classroom and promote acceptance and reading in your classroom with a ready-to-print poster and two student bookmarks inspired by the novel!

Chapters 1 - 5

➡️ Freak the Mighty Stereotypes Activity: Students will participate in an interactive activity that will help them examine their own stereotypes and stereotypes made in the novel. This activity for Freak The Mighty is designed to help students empathize with the characters in the novel and examine the complexities of the theme of stereotyping in the novel.

Chapters 6-10

➡️ Freak the Mighty Bullying Role-Play Activity: In the novel, Max experiences bullying by his classmates, and Freak comes to his rescue. You can use this to help students make a text-to-world connection when they perform a bullying role-play where they offer suggestions for classmates on how to cope and react if they are being bullied or if they witness someone else being bullied.

Chapters 11-15

➡️ Freak's Dictionary Creative Assignment: At Christmas in the novel, Freak gives Max a homemade dictionary with his definitions. You can use this moment to encourage students to create their own dictionary entries of their favorite words with creative definitions like the ones Freak uses.

Chapters 16-20

➡️ Freak the Mighty Killer Kane Character Assignments: Use these two creative assignments to help your students analyze the character of Kane in the novel. Students will use their knowledge of Kane's characterization, the novel, and their imaginative thinking to create a Wanted poster for Kane, as well as a letter to Max from his point of view in jail.

Chapters 21-25

➡️ Freak the Mighty Don't Judge a Book By Its Cover Character Analysis: Teach your students one of the recurring ideas in Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick, which is that you can't judge a book by its cover. This assignment allows students to examine 5 characters in the novel and discuss how that idea relates to them. Students will examine Max, Freak, Iggy, Loretta, and Kane to determine how they are not what they appear to be.

➡️ Freak the Mighty Morquio Syndrome Informational Brochure: Freak (Kevin) suffers from a condition called Morquio Syndrome. Use this activity to have students research this syndrome and create an informative brochure. A sample answer key is also provided to help you see what students should include on their brochure.

➡️ Freak the Mighty Song Lyrics Text Connection Activity: This activity will help your students make text connections with this creative assignment where they find connections between song lyrics and themes and ideas that emerge in the novel Freak The Mighty by Rodman Philbrick! The assignment allows students to use their analysis and critical thinking skills to apply song lyrics to themes and content from the plot, characters, conflict, and mood of the novel.


➡️ Freak the Mighty Plot Diagram Assignment: This plot diagram assignment includes a ready-to-use template for students to write what happens in the exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution of Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick. A detailed answer key is included.

➡️ Freak the Mighty Final Creative Projects: End your unit for Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick with these high-interest final project ideas! Students can choose to write poetry, create a novel soundtrack, write an extra chapter, design a comic strip, write diary entries, record a podcast, or film a scene from the novel.

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