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Deadline Summary
Chris Crutcher

Everything you need to understand or teach Deadline by Chris Crutcher.

  • Deadline Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Deadline Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Deadline Summary

Plot Summary

Deadline by Chris Crutcher tells the story of Ben Wolf, an eighteen-year-old high school senior who is dying from a rare blood disease. He decides to forgo treatment and live his last year to the fullest.

Ben lives in an extremely small town in Idaho where everyone has known him from birth. He is very short of stature and has an uncommonly close relationship with his younger brother, Cody, who is taller than he is. When Ben goes for his sports physical, his doctor informs him of his blood disease and tells him that he has less than a year to live. Ben decides not to tell anybody, and he decides to deny treatment. The doctor is very upset by this decision, but Ben threatens to take legal action against him if he tells anybody. He has the right to make his own choices since he is eighteen...

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Study Pack

The Deadline Study Pack contains about 49 pages of study material in 2 products, including:

Deadline Study Guide

Lesson Plan

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Deadline Lesson Plans contain 141 pages of teaching material, including:

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