Bud, Not Buddy - Free Quiz from A+ Literature Guides - Common Core Aligned

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This is a free 15 question multiple choice quiz for Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis that is Common Core aligned. It covers the full range of RL Literature Standards.

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Bud, Not Buddy Literature Guide Novel Study Unit Common Core Aligned

Included in the Literature Guide:

Lesson Planning:
***A day by day five week sample calendar schedule for this unit.

Introductory and Informational Materials:
***Biography information on author, Christopher Paul Curtis
***Historical information on The Great Depression
***Informational Quiz (multiple choice) on The Great Depression
- Aligns with Reading Informational Common Core Standards

Reading Literature Support:
***Vocabulary words, definitions, and links to electronic flashcards
***Two Vocabulary Quizzes
***Chapter discussion questions for all chapters!
***Text to Text Connections Activity with Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963

Speaking and Listening Skills:
***Chapter by chapter character roles for Readers’ Theatre
-Aligns with Speaking and Listening Common Core Standards

Reading Literature Assessments:
***Quiz chapters 1 – 7 (multiple choice) Common Core aligned
***Quiz chapters 8 – 19 (multiple choice) Common Core aligned
***Final Test (multiple choice/matching) Common Core aligned
-Aligns with Reading Literature Common Core Standards

Skills Building Activities and Worksheets:
***Elements of Plot Activity
***Figurative Language Activity
***Vocabulary in Context Activity
***The Elements of a Story Activity

Writing Skills:
***Smiley-Face Tricks Writing Activity
***Writing Open-Ended Responses Activity and Rubric
***Writing Expository Essay Prompt and Rubric
***Narrative Writing Prompt and Rubric
-Aligns with Writing Common Core Standards

Grammar Skills:
***The Eight Parts of Speech Activity
-Aligns with Language Common Core Standards

(Individual common core standards are located on the answer keys.)

Common Core Standards utilized with this unit:
Reading Literature RL.1, RL.2, RL.3, RL.4, RL.5., RL.6, RL.7, RL.8, RL.9, RL.10
Reading Informational RI.1, RI.2, RI.3, RI.4, RI.5., RI.6, RI.7, RI.8, RI.9, RI.10
Writing W.2, W.3, W.4, W.5, W.7, W.8, W.9
Speaking and Listening SL.1A, SL.1B, SL.1C, SL.1D, SL.2, SL.3, SL.4, SL.5, SL.6
Language L.1A, L.1B, L.1C, L.1D, L.1E, L.6.4A, L.6.4B, L.6.4D, L.6.5A, L.6.5B, L.6.5C, L.6.5D

Skills tested include but are not limited to:
Text to Text Connections with Watsons Go to Birmingham
point of view
irony (verbal, situational, dramatic)
plot (exposition, conflict, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution)
type of conflict
cause and effect
figurative language (recognizing and explaining)
vocabulary in context
main idea

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Total Pages
9 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 4–5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Compare and contrast stories in the same genre (e.g., mysteries and adventure stories) on their approaches to similar themes and topics.
(Not applicable to literature)
Analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text (e.g., graphic novel, multimedia presentation of fiction, folktale, myth, poem).
Describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described.


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