Rea and the Blood of the Nectar Curriculum Guide
ABOUT THIS GUIDE:
Rea and the Blood of the Nectar is a thrilling and captivating adventure about learning to trust someone, being loyal, understanding the true meaning of friendship as well as navigating complex family and sibling dynamics. From riddles and dreams to magical creatures and heart-thumping quests, readers will be hooked from the first page! The book also offers a glimpse into Indian culture and is a great choice for a classroom read-aloud, school literature circles, book clubs and books groups, a holiday reading list, and for exploring issues surrounding overcoming one’s insecurities, fighting for what’s right, and discovering one’s identity.
This guide is aligned with Common Core Standards for 5th grade, but it can be applied for grades 3-8. You will find pre-reading questions, questions for each part of the book, big picture questions, and extension activities that include creative writing, cultural research projects, a recipe, a puzzle, and critical thinking.