This novel is such a fun way to start or end the school year! Included in this The Best School Year Ever unit are a variety of Common Core aligned reading responses for every chapter. These responses check students' understanding, as well as provide them a focus for reading.
Students are required to look back in the story to support their thinking with evidence.
Strategy pages are included so that students can make connections, predict, and ask questions as they read.
A Common Core alignment page helps the teacher track what students' are working on each day. A complete answer key rounds out the unit, keeping it as simple as possible for the teacher!
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write chapter titles
read for the theme
read for the main idea
answer text-dependent questions
draw a picture summary
use story clues to draw conclusions
support drawn conclusions with story details
determine character traits
complete character trait map
write chapter summaries
determine the moral of the story
think critically about the story
find evidence in the text to support thinking