BUD NOT BUDDY Novel Study Unit Activities | Book Report DISTANCE LEARNING

BUD NOT BUDDY Novel Study Unit Activities | Book Report DISTANCE LEARNING
BUD NOT BUDDY Novel Study Unit Activities | Book Report DISTANCE LEARNING
BUD NOT BUDDY Novel Study Unit Activities | Book Report DISTANCE LEARNING
BUD NOT BUDDY Novel Study Unit Activities | Book Report DISTANCE LEARNING
BUD NOT BUDDY Novel Study Unit Activities | Book Report DISTANCE LEARNING
BUD NOT BUDDY Novel Study Unit Activities | Book Report DISTANCE LEARNING
BUD NOT BUDDY Novel Study Unit Activities | Book Report DISTANCE LEARNING
BUD NOT BUDDY Novel Study Unit Activities | Book Report DISTANCE LEARNING
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In this novel unit, you'll find 18 differentiated activities for "Bud, Not Buddy" by Christopher Paul Curtis. This novel study 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 - cut/paste 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! You'll notice that this open-ended project is incredibly flexible allowing your students to think creatively and work through their book in a more natural way.

Please note: During this time, you have permission from Elle Madison to share these PDF documents through Google Classroom and any other secured platform that is accepted by your school. Please remind parents that all resources from Teachers Pay Teachers are copyrighted and are not allowed to be shared outside of the physical/digital classroom. Thanks for your understanding in this:)

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Your students will work on the following tasks:

Note Taking

Character Traits

Chapter Summaries

Dictionary Work

Writing Poetry (4 Included - Free Verse, Personification, Cinquain, and Character)

Favorite Quotes

Point of View

Author's Purpose

Author Biography Research

Note to the Author

Write a Brief Book Review







Venn Diagram – Compare and Contrast

Diary Entry from a Main Character

PLUS a variety of activities to allow students to express their comprehension using artistic creativity!

In addition, you'll receive a note-taking bookmark AND 24 higher order thinking questions for ANY novel.


I needed something for my flex groups so we could follow along while reading the book. This is exactly what I needed: something quick and easy to print off and put together that covers necessary skills painlessly. – B.B.

This is such a great product! It was very useful and helpful with my small group instruction. There's enough items to use that will last a long time. Thank You! – S.H.

This does not deserve an "A" rating; it deserves an "A+++"! This is one of the best purchases I have made on TPT! Very well thought out and put together. Thank you so much!!! – A.B.

This was great because it saves me time when looking for relevant book study related work. Thanks! – M.V.

Great alternative to Google Classroom- students have to take ownership of their reading comprehension! – C.B.


A Long Way from Chicago

A Long Walk to Water

A Wrinkle in Time

Across Five Aprils

Al Capone Does My Shirts

Among the Hidden

Because of Mr. Terupt

Because of Winn Dixie

Beezus and Ramona

Brian’s Winter

Bridge to Terabithia

Bud Not Buddy


Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlotte’s Web

Chocolate Fever



Dear Mr. Henshaw

Double Fudge

Esperanza Rising

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Farmer Boy

Fever 1793

Flora and Ulysses

Freckle Juice


From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

Generic, Editable Novel Unit

Ginger Pye

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone



Henry Huggins



How to Eat Fried Worms

Island of the Blue Dolphins

James and the Giant Peach

Johnny Tremain

Little House in the Big Woods

Little Women

Maniac Magee


Mr. Popper’s Penguins

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

My Side of the Mountain

No Talking

Number the Stars

Old Yeller

Owls in the Family

Pippi Longstocking

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

Sarah Plain and Tall

Saving Shiloh


Sign of the Beaver

Sing Down the Moon


Stone Fox

Strawberry Girl

Stuart Little

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

The Bears on Hemlock Mountain


The Boxcar Children

The Chocolate Touch

The Courage of Sarah Noble

The Cricket in Times Square

The Door in the Wall

The Horse and His Boy

The Hundred Dresses

The Lemonade War

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

The Magician's Nephew

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

The One and Only Ivan

The Penderwicks

The Secret Garden

The Swiss Family Robinson

The Tale of Despereaux

The Tiger Rising

The Toothpaste Millionaire

The Twenty-One Balloons

The Watsons Go to Birmingham

The Westing Game

The Whipping Boy

The Winged Watchman

The Witch of Blackbird Pond

The Witches

Tuck Everlasting

Walk Two Moons

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

Where the Red Fern Grows



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Interactive Notebook, Unit Study, Book Report, Lapbook, Lap Book, Novel Study, Cut and Paste, ELA, English, Language Arts, Homeschool, Close Reading, Independent Reading, Common Core Aligned, Reading Comprehension, Middle School Novel, Middle School, Junior High, Summer Reading, 5th fifth grade, 6th sixth grade, 7th seventh grade, 8th eighth grade

Total Pages
72 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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