A Wrinkle in Time Novel Study



In this A Wrinkle in Time novel study, students will dig deep to analyze the life lessons Meg must overcome to complete her dangerous journey by completing fun, challenging lessons and activities. The A Wrinkle in Time novel study includes comprehension questions, important vocabulary, engaging activities, graphic organizers and more!

TEXT: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

LEVEL: 5th-7th

TOTAL: 90 pages

Pacing Guide and Answer Keys included

This A Wrinkle in Time novel study is jam-packed with everything you need to teach the novel, whether you’re doing it as a whole-class, a small group (i.e. reading groups or literature circles), or as an individual project. It includes many activities that serve as comprehension tools and valuable practice determining different story elements.

These rigorous, cross-curricular lessons and activities work in conjunction with the fictional text to teach students how comprehend complex literature and help them understand the significance of the story.



Teaching Tips – helpful hints and suggested timeline to ensure that you make the most of this resource

Teacher Notes – notes on all the chapters and A Wrinkle in Time characters for your reference

A Wrinkle in Time Comprehension Questions – multiple questions for every chapter to check student comprehension Answer key included!

A Wrinkle in Time Vocabulary – five vocabulary words for each chapter Answer key included!

Meg’s Journal – a creative alternative to comprehension questions

Graphic Organizers – visual displays to help students keep track of their ideas.

Novel Projects – extra activities to bring this novel to life in your classroom!


This unit is aligned with the following Common Core standards:

5th Grade:

♦ CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.1

♦ CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.2

♦ CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.3

♦ CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.4

♦ CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.4

6th Grade:

♦ CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.1

♦ CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.2

♦ CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.3

♦ CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.6.4

7th Grade:

♦ CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7.1

♦ CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7.2

♦ CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7.3

This A Wrinkle in Time novel study works perfectly with the FREE movie activities.
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