Freak the Mighty
by: Rodman Philbrick
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This is an interactive learning site to correspond with the novel, Freak the Mighty, written by Rodman Philbrick. The site includes chapter vocabulary, activities, and essay questions.
Each page of this site has a sound button ( ) following many of the written items. Clicking on this button will allow you to listen to an audio version of this text.
In reading this story, students will gain an understanding for students with disabilities. They will learn important values of love and friendship. They will learn values about overcoming difficult situations.
The activities on this site are divided between groups of chapters. These activities enrich the student's learning experiences from the novel.
Vocabulary: Each chapter group contains a list of 10 vocabulary words. Here are lists of those words and their definitions. There is also a practice activity for each list to help students learn and remember the vocabulary words.
Activities: Each chapter group contains at least one learning activity. The activities monitor the comprehension of the reading. Some chapters also have an essay question. The essay questions will aid students in thinking about the contextual themes of the story. They will help students to connect the story to their own real-life experiences. The essay questions must be answered using a word processor and formatted according to class essay guidelines, printed, and submitted to the teacher before the next reading day.
Links: There are several other web sites that offer learning activities for Freak the Mighty. Here are some of them. You should also check out the author's web site, which can be found on the Links page.
Printables for Teachers: Here are some printable activities to use in your classroom with the novel, Freak the Mighty, by Rodman Philbrick. This page is password protected to protect activity answers. If you are interested in using these activites, Please Email Me .
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created: July 23, 2004
updated: January 25, 2014