In this novel unit, you'll find 12 activities for "A Long Way to Chicago" by Richard Peck. This novel unit is is complete as is, or makes a great companion to your current curriculum. Each activity comes in 2 formats to mix and match based on the needs of your classroom - interactive notebook activities and traditional print and go worksheets.
This resource is perfect if you're looking for novel activities that are engaging and demonstrate comprehension WITHOUT multiple choice tests!
Your students will work on the following tasks:
Writing Poetry (4 Included - Free Verse, Personification, Cinquain, and Character)
Point of View
Author Biography Research
Writing a Book Review
Venn Diagram – Compare and Contrast
In addition, you'll receive a note-taking bookmark AND 24 higher order thinking questions for ANY novel!
100 LITERARY TERMS VOCABULARY WALL CARDS
ROOTS, PREFIXES, AND SUFFIXES WALL CARDS
252 MINI RESEARCH PROJECTS
27 WORLD HISTORY RESEARCH PROJECTS
21 AMERICAN HISTORY RESEARCH PROJECTS
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