Bud, Not Buddy: A Novel Study for Grades 4-8 Common Core Aligned

Bud, Not Buddy:  A Novel Study for Grades 4-8 Common Core Aligned
Bud, Not Buddy:  A Novel Study for Grades 4-8 Common Core Aligned
Bud, Not Buddy:  A Novel Study for Grades 4-8 Common Core Aligned
Bud, Not Buddy:  A Novel Study for Grades 4-8 Common Core Aligned
Bud, Not Buddy:  A Novel Study for Grades 4-8 Common Core Aligned
Bud, Not Buddy:  A Novel Study for Grades 4-8 Common Core Aligned
Bud, Not Buddy:  A Novel Study for Grades 4-8 Common Core Aligned
Bud, Not Buddy:  A Novel Study for Grades 4-8 Common Core Aligned
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  1. If you are looking for the perfect resource to differentiate your reading instruction for grades 4-8, this is the bundle for you!I struggled as a reading teacher to give my students the freedom they need as accountable, independent readers. They needed to be able to grow, self-select novels, and hav
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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!

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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54 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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