Everything you need to understand or teach Bee-Season by Myla Goldberg.
Fifth-grade student Eliza Naumann is, and probably always will be, average. This is only unfortunate when one considers that Eliza is the only average member of the Naumann family. Her parents, Saul and Miriam, are intellectually superior, as is Aaron, Eliza's older brother. Other than an affinity for movies and television, there is not much that makes Eliza stand out. At McKinley Elementary school, Eliza is a mediocre student, at best. Everything shifts for Eliza Naumann and her entire family, however, when she wins the school and district spelling bees.
Bee Season by Myla Goldberg is the story of a Eliza Naumann's search for her own specialness in a family of patently special people. Saul and Miriam Naumann are both only children who live peacefully with their offspring in Norristown, Pennsylvania. Saul, a student of Jewish mysticism, is a cantor at the local synagogue. His wife Miriam is...
Bee Season: A Novel Lesson Plans contain 99 pages of teaching material, including: