Bud, Not Buddy: A Novel Study Unit (Google Classroom, PDF Printable & Easel)

Grade Levels
4th - 8th, Homeschool
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54 pages
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Description

Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis is the perfect novel to share with your students for so many reasons.

Summary: Bud is an orphan living at the Home after his mother passed away. For four years he has dreamed of finding his father, but it is after a placement with the Amos family, that Bud takes off on a true adventure to find Herman E. Calloway. Your students will laugh out loud at the adventures of Bud Caldwell and cheer for him as he seeks to find the fairytale ending he has hoped for.

Included in this NO PREP PRINT AND GO novel study:

• Lesson plans for immediate and simple teacher instruction

• 3-pages of context clue word work

• 2-pages of character analysis work

• main idea work

• 23-pages of chapter-by-chapter reader response questions

• a story map

• figurative language work

• 3-journal prompts for post-reading writing

• answer key

Your upper elementary to middle school students will love this realistic historical fiction novel!

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**A digital version is also included for use with Google Classroom.**

With the digital version, you have the option to go 100% paperless.

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Novel not included, but FYI:

Interest Level

Grades 4 - 8

Reading Level

Grade level Equivalent: 5.2

Lexile® Measure: 950L

DRA: 50

Guided Reading: U

Type of Book: Chapter Book

Genre

Historical Fiction

Theme/Subject

Adoption and Foster Care

Parents

African American

Music

Running Away

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Total Pages
54 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

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