Al Capone Does My Shirts

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This novel study of the Newberry award winning Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko is Common Core aligned, differentiated, and includes lots of rigorous and fun close reading and vocabulary worksheets, graphic organizers and a vocabulary game, plus end of novel research activities. There are 49 student pages in this novel study, plus teacher pages and answer keys.

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Reading level: Lexile – 600L
Genre: Historical Fiction

Summary: Moose Flannagan and his family move to Alcatraz in hopes of enrolling his autistic sister, Natalie, in a special school that will help her. He makes a bold move by enlisting the help of the notorious criminal, Al Capone, to help Natalie get into the school so that she can have her best chance for a good life.

This novel study is divided into the following easy to use packets:
Teacher Packet
**Novel Summary
**Novel Study Overview
**Rubric
**Daily Progress Checklist
**Directions for Preparation and Teaching

Student Packet includes:
Before Reading
**Personalized cover for student novel study packets
**Preview questions to create interest
During Reading
**Reading Log
Story Vocabulary
**Vocabulary worksheets for 21 novel study words and 6 figurative language phrases
Story Understanding - 80 questions including:
**What’s Happening? - comprehension check of story details
**Digging Deeper – critical thinking questions
After Reading
**Quote It (inferring meaning)
**Conflict (internal and external)
**Learn from It (theme and lesson of the story)
**Main Idea (illustrate and name chapters)
**Identify It (reading recall)
**Understand It (higher level critical thinking)
**Character Study (Moose’s character traits with evidence from text))
**Research It (integrate technology for extension activity)
--Al Capone
--Autism
--Alcatraz

Vocabulary Activities Packet:
Vocabulary Word Toss game page
21 novel study vocabulary word cards
21 novel study definition cards
6 novel study figurative language cards
6 novel study figurative language definition cards

Answer Key Packet

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Al Capone Does My Shirts
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Al Capone Does My Shirts