Bud Not Buddy is such a great novel for kids.
This book explores the relationships of family, perseverance, and teaches today's kids about the lasting effects of racism. This novel guide will help your students process this novel so that they can enjoy this wonderful piece of literature in a way that also meets your Reading Standards!
Teaching is time consuming, so I have created this NO PREP
resource to make your planning easier! This unit is truly print-and-go ready!!!
This unit was designed with you, the teacher, in mind. This unit will allow your students to access this novel in a deep and meaningful way. At the same time, this resource will save you time and energy. You’ll be able to spend more time connecting with this story along with
In addition, the questions and activities posed to the students are not fluffy; instead, they challenge the thinking of your students and engage your class in Reading Standards.
THIS PRODUCT INCLUDES:
➠ Comprehension questions for students
. Each chapter has six questions, all of which are short answer. The questions range in difficulty from DOK 1 to DOK 4. If you are following my unit plan, this novel study will take place in 24 days. Each student will have their own “Bud’s Journal”, and the copying and set-up could not be easier! Simply follow the printing instructions included with this product. There are also answer keys!
➠ Read-aloud questions for you
! While I still encourage you to read the novel ahead of your students, I’ve also taken the work out of this novel and created read-aloud questions to guide each day’s read-aloud. These questions (4-5 per chapter are included) range from DOK 2-4.
➠ Journal entries for your students
. I’ve included one entry after every third chapter, plus an end-of-novel reflection. All five journal entries will allow your students to think critically about the novel and process what they are reading.
➠ Colorful posters.
I have included one poster for each of the main characters in the novel.
➠ ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES! I've included directions for enrichment projects that will extend the learning even farther for your students!
✨ Enjoy this journey with your kids – they will absolutely become invested in Bud and the rest of the characters in this book!
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