The 5th Wave Summary
Rick Yancey

Everything you need to understand or teach The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey.

  • The 5th Wave Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 The 5th Wave Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

The 5th Wave Overview

The 5th Wave is a novel by Rick Yancy. In this novel, aliens have begun an invasion of Earth that began with an EMP pulse that destroyed everything electronic on Earth, then massive tsunamis that destroyed the coastlines, and then a plague caused by a modified Ebola virus that wipes out billions. Then the fourth wave consists of human-alien hybrids designed to kill unsuspecting survivors. Now Cassie, Ben, and Sammy find themselves becoming the weapon in the fifth wave.

Lesson Plan

The 5th Wave Lesson Plans contain 149 pages of teaching material, including: