Understanding Ecosystems with Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe

Lesson Overview

Cricket, the main character in Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe, moves into a treehouse in the woods to find her mother’s “bird room” before her mother returns. The book can be used to teach students about ecosystems as they learn about Cricket’s new home in a deciduous forest.

2-3 hours
Lesson Type
Traditional Lesson

Essential Question

What is the relationship between living things in an ecosystem?

Lesson Created By: SamanthaBell, Jo Hackl