Wrinkle in Time Lesson Plans and Project Ideas (Movie and Book)

23 FREE Wrinkle in Time Lessons and Activities

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You may have already read A Wrinkle in Time book when you were younger or with your kids (or maybe have even seen A Wrinkle in Time original movie).

A Wrinkle in Time book (AFFILIATE)Weren’t they fantastic?

I’m bringing it up because both A Wrinkle in Time film and the book are  great to incorporate into your lessons. (And, you know I’m a big fan of creating a teaching theme with movies and books together!)

So, whenever a movie comes out based on a family book, my brain goes into overdrive trying to figure out fun project ideas, art projects, theme lessons, and lesson plans to incorporate into our learning! (Yes, it is exhausting and time-consuming, but lucky for you I’ve done all the leg work so you just need to pick out what study unit or project works for you!)

A Wrinkle in Time Summary

In case you aren’t familiar with the book (or movie), A Wrinkle in Time is about science fiction time travel by “wrinkling time” to save a scientist stuck on another planet.

A Wrinkle in Time characters Meg Murry, her brother Charles Wallace, and friend Calvin O’Keefe travel through time to rescue Meg’s scientist father who is being held on another planet by some evil forces.

The book was originally written in 1962 by Madeleine L’Engle.

A Wrinkle in Time Movie Trailer

The most recent movie trailer for the book adaptation looks really interesting (with the A Wrinkle in Time cast including Oprah and Reese Witherspoon!).

A Wrinkle in Time Series 

And, just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, there’s an entire series of books! Here are all the books in the series, listed from first to last:

A Wrinkle in Time book 1 (AFFILIATE)
A Wrinkle in Time

A Wrinkle in Time book 2 (AFFILIATE)
A Wind in the Door

A Wrinkle in Time book 3 (AFFILIATE)
Many Waters

A Wrinkle in Time book 4 (AFFILIATE)
An Acceptable Time

(You can also grab the books as a box set.)


Wrinkle in Time Guide to the Universe (AFFILIATE) Wrinkle in Time Literature Guide (AFFILIATE) Wrinkle in Time Journal for Writers Creators and Thinkers (AFFILIATE)
Wrinkle in Time Book of Fun Facts and Science (AFFILIATE) Wrinkle in Time Classroom Guide (AFFILIATE)

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23 FREE Wrinkle in Time Lessons and Activities

23 FREE A Wrinkle in Time Lesson Plans, Art Projects, Project Ideas, and Other Fun Activities for the Book and Movie

Here are some FREE resources for learning with the book and movie:

Learn how to say the author’s name

Check out the author’s website

Hear an excerpt of the book read by the author

Listen to an interview with the author

Compare the book and movie

Download this awesome enrichment guide that covers multiple subject areas

Get a Reading Guide for the book

Download a Study Guide

Chapter by Chapter Questions (and Answers)

Get some discussion questions

Organize a sci-fi writing adventure

Get a book vocabulary list

Host a book club with fun food and activities

Learn more about tesseract

Get middle school level group ideas

Make a yarn art project based on the book

Get a Wrinkle in Time quiz

Download a character chart

Get an interactive notebook

Do a writing prompt project

Use this vocabulary building activity for the book/movie

Download a quote poster

Make your own time travel machine

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