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Save time and money with this awesome HELLO, UNIVERSE BUNDLE!
In this student-centered bundle you’ll find:
♦ a DIGITAL and PRINT Hello, Universe NOVEL STUDY designed with only text-dependent questions for deep inquiry!
♦ a super fun, Hello, Universe ESCAPE ROOM, perfect as a culminating collaborative activity!
The no-prep DIGITAL NOVEL STUDY approaches the award-winning text, Hello, Universe, strictly through a text-dependent reading lens. The questions in this novel study move fluidly among 4 levels to give students a robust, deep understanding of the text. Each DIGITAL page has text boxes that students type directly into. All you need is a Google Drive account, which is free. AS A BONUS, you also get the PRINT version of this resource!
The ESCAPE ROOM is designed to be used AFTER reading the award-winning novel, HELLO, UNIVERSE, by Erin Entrada Kelly. It assesses students’ knowledge of major story events (Task #1), characters (Task #2), vocabulary (Task #3), figurative language (Task #4), and theme (Task #5 with the Quote Reflection) through the use of 5 coded stations. This product also allows students to reflect on themselves as learners (Escape Room Reflection). Students should have an understanding of figurative language (simile, metaphor, hyperbole, and personification) for Task 4.
WHAT YOU GET WITH THE NOVEL STUDY:
♥ Instructions for downloading and accessing the DIGITAL resources
♥ Background information on the book, Hello, Universe
♥ An Outline of the Text-Dependent Levels for Close Reading
♥ A 3-page Correlation between the CCSS Reading Anchor Standards and the Text-Dependent Levels for Close Reading
♥ Suggestions for how to use this resource
♥ A DIGITAL & PRINT Reading Response Notebook Cover Page
♥ A DIGITAL & PRINT Reading Response Student Checklist
♥ A DIGITAL & PRINT 31-page Text-Dependent Reading Response Notebook (Text-Dependent Questions for carefully-selected chapters labeled with the corresponding Text-Dependent Levels for Close Reading)
♥ A DIGITAL & PRINT Before-Reading Anticipatory Set to set a purpose for reading
♥ A choice of 3 DIGITAL & PRINT After-Reading Essay Questions
♥ An Answer Key for the Reading Response Notebook & Essay Questions
♥ 3 Additional PRINT Student Response Activities (Characterization; Lola’s Stories; and Cause and Effect)
This Product Could Be Used:
♥ as digital or print high-level text-dependent questions during Close Reading lessons
♥ as digital or print comprehension checkpoints during Guided Reading, Reading Workshop, or Independent Reading
♥ as part of a Digital or Print Interactive Notebook or Digital or Print Reading Response Journal
♥ for digital or print homework assignments during a novel study or independent reading
The DIGITAL resource requires Google Slides. Purchasing this product will give you a PDF to download. This PDF includes a LINK TO A GOOGLE DRIVE FOLDER containing all the graphic organizers and supplemental materials. You and your students must have a Google account in order to use the DIGITAL product.
WHAT YOU GET WITH THE ESCAPE ROOM:
→ background information on the novel, HELLO, UNIVERSE
→ a 3-page, step-by-step How-It Works Teacher Guide
→ a 4-page Station Details: Teacher Guide
→ a Frequently Asked Questions tip sheet
→ Station Set-Up Instructions
→ an Escape Room Print Checklist
→ an Escape Room Student/Group Completion Checklist
→ a Certificate of Achievement for students
→ 5 Station Signs
→ 5 Clue Card Envelopes
→ 5 pages of Clue Cards
→ Task Card Directions
→ a 3-page Student Answer Book
→ an Answer Key
→ 2 Different Student Reflection Sheets
How the ESCAPE ROOM Works:
→ Station 1: Students sort through Plot Cards to determine which events actually occurred in the text and put them in plot order. Doing so will reveal a hidden code.
→ Station 2: Students match characters to distinct character descriptions to reveal a hidden code.
→ Station 3: Students match vocabulary words extracted from the text to their respective definitions in order to reveal a hidden code.
→ Station 4: Students identify the figurative language technique being used to reveal a code.
→ Station 5: Retrieving clues in the previous stations, students work to decipher a secret message related to the text.
If this is your first time implementing an Escape Room, rest assured that my goal is to make this as painless as possible! As such, I have included VERY detailed teacher guides to walk you through every step of the process.
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Yours in Literacy,