This is a novel unit created to cover many of the Common Core Standards for grades 4-8.
The following items are included in this product:
(1) A PDF file of the unit
Also to help you teach some of the lessons for the unit, I included:
(2) A 23-slide PowerPoint on Figurative Language which includes a quiz
(3) A 42-slide PowerPoint on Literary Elements which includes quizzes
Table of Contents for the PDF File:
A Change of Scenery
Subjects and Predicates
Fun with Figurative Language
Characters with Character!
Words, Words, Words!
The Power of Inference: The Educated Guess
and a New Point of View
Main Idea and Details
Create Your Own Vocabulary List
Antagonist, Protagonist, and Mood
Comparison and Contrast
Character Event and Picture
A Guest for Dinner and Chapter Summary
Plan a Birthday Party for Salva or Nya
It is All About the Characters
Main Idea and Textual Evidence
Who? What? Where? When? Why?
All about a Character
Favorite Part of the Book
Persuade that Customer!
Could this book be a Movie?
20 Years Later
Use Your Imagination
Character's Birthday Wish List
Nouns: Common, Proper; Singular and Plural; Abstract and Concrete
Dear Character Letter and Thought Question EL
Thought Question and Describing Salva or Nya
Summary and Title
Chapter Thought Question
Summary and Title
Chapter Thought Questions
Thought Question and Create a Bookmarker
Subjects and Predicates and Summary
A Good Ending?
Rubrics for Writing Activities
Rubric for the Final Test for the book
Answers for Grammar Activities and Other Activities with Specific Answers to
Prepositional Phrases and Subjects and Predicates Activities
Common Core ELA Standards for Reading Literature CCRA.RL.1 CCRA.RL.2 CCRA.RL.3 CCRA.RL.4 CCRA.RL.6
Common Core ELA Standards for Language: CCRA.L.1 CCRA.L.2
Common Core ELA Standards for Writing: CCRA.W.2 CCRA.W.3 CCRA.W.4