4th Grade Novel Studies Bundle: Loser, Skinnybones, Holes, Athlete vs. Mathlete

Keith Geswein
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4th, Homeschool
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    1. Purchased separately, these novel studies would be $246.50. At only $149, you are saving almost $100 off the individual price by purchasing as a bundle! As I add more novel studies, they will be included in this file and the bundle price will increase. You will NEVER pay more, but you will be abl
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    This bundle contains writing prompts and quizzes for four novels that 4th graders love! The no-prep resources in this bundle will help you enjoy reading these books with your class instead of worrying about preparing activities.

    This bundle contains the following resources for each book:


    → Quickly assess student comprehension

    → Cover many CCSS-ELA standards and elements of fiction including: vocabulary, cause and effect, main idea, summarizing, character analysis, sequence of events, story details, comparing and contrasting, problem/resolution, and much more

    → One quiz for every few chapters

    → Every quiz contains: 1 short-response, 3 multiple-choice higher-order-thinking questions (except the quizzes for Skinnybones, which are four multiple-choice questions)

    → Questions and answers written in standardized test prep form

    → Match the rigor required of CCSS

    → Answer key provided for all quiz questions.


    Writing Prompts

    → Assess student comprehension

    → Requires students to use important skills: summarizing, characterization, cause and effect, figurative language, author's purpose, vocabulary strategies, and personal reflection

    → Match the rigor required by the CCSS

    → One writing prompt for every 1-2 chapters

    → Prompts clearly state the chapter after which they should be given to students

    → Simply print and go! Space for response is provided.

    → Limited print budget? Project onto a whiteboard and have students answer in a journal.

    → Answer key is provided for Athlete vs. Mathlete writing prompts, but not for the other books.


    Please remember, this purchase is for the use of one teacher. It is not intended to be shared. Please purchase an additional license for each teacher if more than one teacher will be using it.

    These products are also sold separately. Please don't purchase this bundle if you have already purchased them as separate items.

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    You might also be interested in other sets of novel studies that I have created!

    Third Grade Novel Studies

    Fifth Grade Novel Studies

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    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean).
    Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).
    Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
    Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.


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