It's alive! What do you get when you mix a lightning strike, a Founding Father in suspended animation, a modern-day boy on a mission to win the science fair, an infamous monster, and a super secret society named for a Greek Titan who stole fire from the gods? Benjamin Franklinstein Lives! by Matthew McElligott and Larry Tuxbury is a clever, humorous novel that is sure to be a class favorite.
This 88-page comprehensive novel study is Common Core-aligned and comes complete with 100+ vocabulary terms and definitions with activities; 100+ discussion questions with suggested answers; comprehension quizzes with keys for all chapters; reading response journal template and prompts for all chapters; higher-order thinking response and cross-curricular extension activities for before, during, and after reading. Suggested uses for activities are included as well. This 121-page science-fiction novel would nicely complement units on Benjamin Franklin; electricity; and the scientific method.
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-Suggested Uses for Novel and Its Activities
-Spelling and Vocabulary
--Vocabulary Terms and Definitions (Prologue-Epilogue)
--Spelling and Vocabulary Crossword Prologue-Chapter 2
--Spelling and Vocabulary Crossword Chapters 3-5
--Spelling and Vocabulary Crossword Chapters 6-7
--Spelling and Vocabulary Crossword Chapters 8-11
--Spelling and Vocabulary Crossword Chapters 12-14
--Spelling and Vocabulary Crossword Chapters 15-Epilogue
--Monster Match Vocabulary Game Template
--Illustrated Dictionary Template
--Comprehension Questions and Suggested Answers
--Prologue-Chapter 5 Quiz
--Chapters 6-10 Quiz
--Chapters 11-15 Quiz
--Chapters 16-Epilogue Quiz
-Reading Response Journal
--Journal Page Template
-Reading Response Activities and Extensions
--Supplies and Suggested Links
--Anticipation Guide (Prediction)
--Genre Investigation (Genre, Using Details)
--Character Comparison (Character Analysis, Using Details)
--Set Design (Setting, Summarizing, Using Details)
--What’s the Point? (Point of View, Summarizing, Plot )
--Benjamin Franklinstein in Brief (Summarizing, Plot)
--Dissecting a Diagram (Reading Diagrams)
--Extension: Benjamin Franklin’s Milestones (Research, Timelines, Sequence)
--Extension: Frankly Speaking Mini-Book (Aphorisms)
--Extension: Aphorism on Board (Aphorisms)
--Extension: Scoping Out the Scientific Method (Scientific Method)
--Extension: The Best of Ben (Research, Persuasive Writing)
--Extension: Deciding on the Document (Research, Declaration of Independence, US Constitution)
--Extension: Benjamin Franklin’s Philadelphia (Research, Setting)
--Extension: Finding Franklin in Frankenstein and Prometheus (Comprehension, Character Analysis, Multiple Text Comparison, Text Connections)
--Cumulative Activity: Final Project Options (Scrapbook, Movie Trailer, Test)
--Cumulative Activity: Rubric
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