The Crossover Educator's Guide

The Crossover Educator's Guide
Download an educator's guide to the 2015 Newbery Medal-winning book The Crossover by Kwame Alexander. In this middle grade novel told in dynamic verse, twelve-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health. These Common Core-aligned activities include researching sports figures, exploring rhyme and rap, and interpreting and performing poems from the novel.

Grade Levels: 4 - 7

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