Abel's Island: A Novel Study Unit

Grade Levels
4th, 5th, 6th
Common Core Standards
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Abel's Island by William Steig is the story about a mouse, but not just any ordinary mouse. He is a highly privileged, spoiled, and wealthy mouse who comes to face a test of survival when he is swept away from his home and loved ones and finds himself alone on an island. This is a wonderful tale of survival, coping, personal growth and self-awareness and is loaded with wonderful vocabulary and insight. The reading level is 5.9 and is a Newbery Honor Book.

Activities include a wide variety of ideas including use of leveled questioning, editorial writing, point of view, journal writing, and much more. Included in the packet
:
Vocabulary by Chapter
Costa’s Levels of Questioning Poster/Handout
Leveled Questions by Chapter
My Leveled Questions
Point of View Poster
From My Point of View
The River Lyrics
The River: A Metaphor of Life
A Personal Journey: Cause and Effect
Abel’s Journal Instructions
Abel’s Journal Cover
Abel’s Journal Page Template
Work! Is It Good or Bad: An Interview
Editorial Poster
Mossville Times Editorial Page
Civilization: Food for Thought
Stress Management and Coping with Depression
Unusual Measurements
Unusual Measurements Recording Chart
Abel’s Island Test

I trust you and your students will enjoy this endearing tale that is thought-provoking and engaging!
Total Pages
40
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
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Abel's Island: A Novel Study Unit
Abel's Island: A Novel Study Unit
Abel's Island: A Novel Study Unit
Abel's Island: A Novel Study Unit
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