The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
If you haven’t read The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo, you are in for a real treat. This heartwarming story follows Edward, a porcelain rabbit. In the 1930’s, Grandmother gave Edward to Abilene. Abilene adored Edward and treated him as a member of the family.
While on vacation, two mischievous boys throw Edward overboard while Abilene is traveling on the Queen Mary. Edward ends up in the depths of the ocean. He is fished out and passed from one owner to the next over a number of years (as you can see from the anchor chart below). Each owner teaches Edward to grow in character from a self-absorbed toy to a loving and caring individual.
Anchor Chart of Edward’s Journey
Tracking Edward’s Journey Free Printable
Download this free printable chart for your students to track Edward’s travels. Use the chart to discuss Edward’s different names.
Book Unit Samples
If you would like to try out the The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane Book Unit before you buy it, this download contains free samples including:
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane Book Unit contains graphic organizers for an interactive notebook and game activities. Vocabulary, comprehension, constructive response writing, and skill practice are all included.
Teaching The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo
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