Out of My Mind

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Out of My Mind by Mind Map: Out of My Mind

1. Characters

1.1. Melody Brooks

1.1.1. 12 year old girl with cerebral palsy

1.2. Mrs. Valencia

1.2.1. Melody's neighbor who helps her a lot

1.3. Penny

1.3.1. Melody's little sister

1.4. Butterscotch

1.4.1. Melody's dog

1.5. Catherine

1.5.1. Melody's student aid

1.6. Claire

1.6.1. A mean girl at school

1.7. Rose

1.7.1. Melody's friend from school.

1.8. Mrs. Anthony

1.8.1. The principal of Spaulding Street Elementary School

2. About the Author: Sharon M. Draper

2.1. Born in 1948

2.2. American children's writer and professional educator.

2.3. Contact the Author

2.4. Selected to 32 state reading lists

3. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.4.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

4. Cover Photo

5. Summary

5.1. Eleven-year-old Melody has a photographic memory. Her head is like a video camera that is always recording. Always. And there's no delete button. She's the smartest kid in her whole school-but NO ONE knows it.

5.2. Video Summary

5.3. Sharon Draper's Summary

5.4. Chapter 1

5.5. Video Trailer for the book

6. Cerebral Palsy

6.1. referred to as CP

6.2. Term used to describe a group of chronic conditions affecting body movement and muscle coordination

6.3. Abbey Curran has CP

6.3.1. She has inspired confidence in young girls with disabilities.

6.4. What is cerebral palsy?