The Secret Hum of a Daisy Common Core Educator's Guide
Read and analyze The Secret Hum of a Daisy by Tracy Holczer over a 4-week course of study with your middle grade students. This Common Core-aligned guide to the novel includes discussion questions, writing exercises, graphic organizers, a rubric, a craft, and a lesson on free verse poems. The novel and resources in this educator's guide will encourage students to think deeply about loss, grief, death, family, friendship, and identity.
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