The Secret of Platform 13 – Fantasy Genre Study

By: Mrs. Missy Friedman, Mrs. Ilene Brot
from Solomon Schechter Day School of Metropolitan Chicago

Category:
Differentiated Instruction

Subject(s) of entry:
Literature

Pedagogy:
Constructivist

Grade(s) to which this was taught:
3rd

Grade(s) for which this will be useful:
3, 4, 5, Elementary school

The Secret of Platform 13, which inspired JK Rowling's Harry Potter, is a fantasy that will engage, thrill, and entice all students. It is filled with twists, turns, suspense, fantasy, and other elements. The final project included a choice board - an easy way to differentaite for all learners. Due to its interest level being above students' lexile, this was a read aloud.

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The Secret of Platform 13, which inspired JK Rowling’s Harry Potter, is a fantasy that will engage, thrill, and entice all students. It is filled with twists, turns, suspense, fantasy, and other elements. The final project included a choice board- an easy way to differentaite for all learners. Due to its interest level being above students’ lexile, this was a read aloud.