Brian’s Winter Novel Study: vocabulary, comprehension, writing, skills

Gay Miller
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Brian’s Winter (the Sequel to Hatchet by Gary Paulsen) Book Unit contains graphic organizers for an interactive notebook covering vocabulary, comprehension, constructed response writing, and skill practice to use with the book.

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This packet includes the following:

Lesson Plans at a Glance


• Vocabulary List (18 words)

• Vocabulary Bookmarks

• Vocabulary Word Cards

• Vocabulary Practice Booklet (12 page booklet)

• Vocabulary Test

Comprehension and Writing

9 Comprehension Checks (one for each 2 chapters) consisting of Multiple Choice, Fill in the Blanks, and Short Answer

15 Constructed Writing Questions

Skill Practice/ Aligned to the Common Core State Standards

Five Lessons on the Root Word (Vert/Vers)

• Anchor Chart + Coordinating Student Practice Page

• Foldable Organizer

• Student Practice Pages

• Card Deck

• Bump Game

Context Clues

• Context Clues Organizer

• Context Clues Task Cards

Sentence Problems (stringy, run-ons, and fragments)

• Sentence Problems Organizer

• Evaluating Paulsen’s Writing Style

Figurative Language

• Response Cards

• Foldable Organizers

Comma Rules

• Comma Rules – Graffiti Notes

• Comma Practice

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Total Pages
190 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Interpret figures of speech (e.g., personification) in context.
Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary).
Consult reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or determine or clarify its precise meaning or its part of speech.
Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., audience, auditory, audible).
Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.


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