As Brave As You by Jason Reynolds Novel Study

Grade Levels
6th - 9th
Formats Included
  • PPTX
50 pages
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As Brave As You by Jason Reynolds novel study includes lessons necessary to complete a successful unit plan. This is an English Language Arts Lesson for grades, 9, 10, 11, and 12. Your students will enjoy the rigor and creativity of this lesson based on best teaching practices. Check out the As Brave as You Novel Study/Short Story Bundle HERE


  • Various journal responses
  • Vocabulary worksheet
  • Reading comprehension worksheet. Please note: there are no chapter-by-chapter, level-one recall questions in this resource.
  • Costa's question cues worksheet
  • Double journal response sheet
  • One-pager theme assignment
  • Roll the Dice activity
  • Essay: Prompt, outline, self-edit, rubric
  • Philosophical chairs-includes all things necessary including rubric, check off sheet
  • Purpose of reading questions
  • Close reading questions
  • Plot structure diagram worksheet
  • Keys/Teacher notes

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Total Pages
50 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
1 month
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.


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