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Bud, Not Buddy Novel Study Unit: comprehension, vocabulary, activities, tests

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This novel study for Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis contains 131 pages of resources, including comprehension, vocabulary, Common Core activities, assessments, and more!

You will find this novel study easy to use because the layout is predictable and student-friendly, while the questions and activities are easily adaptable for every learner. Also, all Common Core activities have the Common Core code listed in the bottom corner.

This is a no prep novel study that will engage and excite your students. Perfect for whole class, small group, or independent study.

This novel study includes:

1) Student Packet:
*Each section covers 1-2 chapters and contains the following 6 parts.
-Quickwrite: Warms up student brains before reading.
-True/False, Multiple Choice, and/or Sequencing.
-Standards Focus: Short answer.
-Comprehension and Analysis: 3 Short answer questions.
-Beyond: Creative activity that might include art, brainstorming, or writing.
-Vocabulary: An entire page of vocabulary work that focuses on 3 chosen words from the chapter. Includes dictionary skills, context clues, and more.

2) 13 Common Core Activities that are novel-specific:
*Ask or Answer!
*Shed Some Light! (focus on theme)
*Cause and Effect
*Character Traits
*Character Response Analysis
*Character Cube
*On the Road to Grand Rapids
*Similes Version 1
*Similes Version 2
*Figurative Language Version 1
*Figurative Language Version 2
*The Truth about Momma
*Bud, Not Buddy: A Look at the Time Period of the Story (informational text with comprehension questions)

3) 9 Common Core Activities that can be used with any text:
*Main Events
*Scene Snapshot
*Who's Your Favorite?
*You vs. Character
*Setting Analysis Wheel
*Figurative Language Find
*Dear Diary...
*My Book Cover
*Reading Strategy: Predictions

4) Culminating Project Options:
*10 creative project choices for students to complete after they finish the book

5) Complete Vocabulary List with chapters and page numbers:
*Comes with and without definitions

6) Two Comprehension assessments:
*One for Chapters 1-10
*One for Chapters 11-19

7) Final Vocabulary assessment

8) Two-sided Student Reference bookmarks

9) Answer keys

10) Table of Contents and Teacher Instructions for easy navigation and planning

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This novel study is the best value for your money, as it saves you over 15%! However, you may click on the following links for individual parts of this study. Please note that the following listings ARE included in this product!

Bud, Not Buddy Comprehension

Bud, Not Buddy Assessments

Bud, Not Buddy Activities

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Black History Month Novel Study Bundle

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