Everything you need to understand or teach Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper.
Out of My Mind is a young adult novel by bestselling American author Sharon Draper. The narrative is related from the perspective of Melody Brooks, an eleven-year-old girl with spastic bilateral quadriplegia, or cerebral palsy. Melody cannot walk, feed herself, or communicate with others. In the course of the story, Melody attains communication through the use of a Medi-Talker, and disproves an earlier diagnosis of mental retardation. Out of My Mind explores themes of language, communication, alienation, friendship, family, and self-worth.
Out of My Mind Lesson Plans contain 115 pages of teaching material, including: