Holes

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5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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Holes Book Unit contains lessons aligned to the Common Core Standards for grades 5 - 8. This comprehensive unit includes vocabulary, comprehension questions, constructive response questions, and lessons on writing informational text and figurative language.

You will find the following in this unit plan:

• Vocabulary including pronunciation, definitions, and sample sentences from the text
o Two Practice Pages Vocabulary Words
o Vocabulary Test

• Comprehension – Ten comprehension quizzes are included which includes:
o multiple choice questions which require students to recall details from the chapters
o multiple choice higher level thinking questions such as sequencing, main idea, plot development, summary, drawing conclusions, inference, predicting, theme, understanding vocabulary, interpreting literary devices, etc.
o Now with the Common Core Standards, I have also added constructive response questions. Most of these questions have graphic organizers to help students plan a response. These questions also require students to verify answers with the text.

• Skill Practice
o Sequencing
o Character Maps
o Flashbacks and Foreshadowing
o Venn Diagrams

• Paragraph Unit
o Lesson 1 – Paragraph Structure
o Lesson 2 - Making an Outline
o Lesson 3 - Thesis Statements
o Lesson 4 - Topic Sentences
o Lesson 5 - Detail Sentences
o Lesson 6 - Sentence Order
o Lesson 7 - Staying on Topic
o Lesson 8 - Concluding Sentences

• English Lessons
o Rhyming Words
o Simile & Metaphors
o Alliteration & Personification
o Onomatopoeia, Hyperbole & Repetition

• Activities
o Nicknames
o The Dig
o Fossils
o Palindromes
o Food Activities (Spiced Peaches and Onion Dip)

Answer keys for each practice page are included.

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Additional FREE resources for this unit may be found at my website.

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Included with this book unit is the username and password to all the interactive quizzes for this book online.

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Total Pages
148
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Teaching Duration
1 Month

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