The first story of second quarter is “Flowers for Algernon” by Daniel Keyes. There are several skills that the students will be mastering in this story and we will also be touching on some of the skills that they have already mastered in previous units. Through this unit students will explore the idea of knowledge and its impact on their lives, identify and analyze character traits and develop skills to read a longer story.
New skills to master:
How to read a longer story:
Review of the following mastered skills:
Below you will find helpful handouts for this story. Feel free to print them out and use as needed.
Below you will find some things to help enhance your understanding of Flowers for Algernon.
Below you will find some videos and handouts that may help you if you are struggling with this story.