MANIAC MAGEE Essay Prompts & Grading Rubrics
Maniac Magee Essay Topics will get students engaging with meaningful topics the novel raises:

> Family & Home
> Courage
> Racism: East End vs. West End

They can then choose to write an essay or deliver a speech on their ideas from Maniac Magee. The grading rubrics are included for easy, effective grading and feedback.

TEXT: Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
LEVEL: 4th-8th
COMMON CORE: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1

This resource can be purchased as part of MANIAC MAGEE Unit Teaching Package bundle.

Enjoy MANIAC MAGEE! And remember, if Maniac can wave at people, so can we!
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