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Animal Farm by George Orwell Chapter 1
I've tried to make my units in line with Common Core Curriculum, and provide evidence-based assessment. This is a free packet of worksheets and other lesson resources designed to be used with Chapter 1 of the novel, Animal Farm, by George Orwell. If you like it, download The Whole Novel Bundle for only $8.99.
1. A reading comprehension questions and important quotes activity related to events in the story with an answer sheet.
2. A character chart graphic organizer intended to familiarize the students with the personality and habits of the story characters. I feel doing this in the first chapter enhances understanding and enjoyment of the story.
3. A vocabulary activity called, Word Detective, where students act as vocabulary sleuths as they determine the meaning of new words. First they use contextual clues to guess the meaning of new words from how they are used in passages from the story. Then they use a thesaurus or dictionary to check comprehension, find synonyms, and determine parts of speech for each word. An answer sheet is included
4. A crossword puzzle related to characters and events in Chapter 1 of the story.
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