Advanced Novel Study for Chasing Vermeer using Depth and Complexity

Advanced Novel Study for Chasing Vermeer using Depth and Complexity
Advanced Novel Study for Chasing Vermeer using Depth and Complexity
Advanced Novel Study for Chasing Vermeer using Depth and Complexity
Advanced Novel Study for Chasing Vermeer using Depth and Complexity
Advanced Novel Study for Chasing Vermeer using Depth and Complexity
Advanced Novel Study for Chasing Vermeer using Depth and Complexity
Advanced Novel Study for Chasing Vermeer using Depth and Complexity
Advanced Novel Study for Chasing Vermeer using Depth and Complexity
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This is an advanced novel study for Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett.

Included in this resource:
— Teacher Guide with ideas for implementation
— Ongoing Student Notes
— Chapter-by-chapter Thinking Frameworks
— Pre- and Post- Thinking Frameworks
— Additional research/writing prompts
— Extension Activities
— Rubrics for Assessment

This novel study guide is designed to use with high-level 4th and 5th grade students, and was specifically designed with gifted learners in mind. The level of depth in questioning and discussion will be at the teacher’s discretion, based on student need and readiness.

This novel study encourages readers to develop their critical thinking skills and analyze the theme of relationships while solving this mystery.

Students will develop an understanding of literary elements, themes, and red herrings, while analyzing deep and complex questions in regards to the genre of mystery.

Students will meet objectives for deep thinking using a combination of discussion, independent and/or group reading, and answer questions based on the icons of Depth and Complexity. These questions are designed to be high-level and open-ended, so that students have to think critically to arrive at an answer. Many questions will help students form deeper understandings of global concepts.

Upon completing this novel study, students will have a greater understanding of the genre of fantasy, as well as develop their ability to analyze figurative language, and theme. It is the hope of the author that this novel is an engaging way to deepen students’ thinking about literature and global issues as well.
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27 pages
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