Baen Teacher and Reader Guides
Great Science Fiction and Fantasy Teacher Guides Written by Teachers for Teachers and Librarians
Science fiction provides a popular and ready-made window into all literature. Here is the support material you need to allow one of these delightful books to become your students’ next step in a lifetime of reading and critical thinking.
Baen Teacher Guides are developed by teachers and education experts for use by teachers in the classroom. They are also excellent resources for homeschooling parents and teachers, and other interested parents and educators seeking ways to enhance the reading and learning experience. The books included in this catalog offer young readers an exciting introduction to the science fiction genre.
All Baen Teacher Guides provide a background of the novel, a complete and comprehensive summation of the story, a vocabulary list, individual chapter summaries, focus questions and initiating activities, reading comprehension quizzes, and thought-provoking discussion questions. Simply click on the title to download the guide.
Teacher Guides by Title, Age Level, and Content Type
1632, Eric Flint
[HS COL ENG HIST SOC]
Fire Season, by David Weber and Jane Lindskold
[MS HS ENG STEM]
The Founder Effect, edited by Robert E. Hampson and Sandra L. Medlock
[HS COL HIST SOC STEM]
Treecat Wars, by David Weber and Jane Lindskold
[MS HS ENG HIST STEM]
Key to Abbreviations
|ENG||English, Language Arts|
|SOC||Social Studies, Civics, Contemporary Issues|
|STEM||Science & Technology |
Lexile reading-level scores are available on many Baen Books, including most teen and young adult titles. For information on interpreting Lexile scores, visit lexile.com.
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