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Bud, not Buddy, 101 slides on a .PDF

Grade Levels
5th - 9th
Formats Included
  • Zip
101 pages
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Save some time and paper with this illustrated 101 slide .PDF on the Curtis novel Bud, Not Buddy. Each chapter has comprehension (with answers on the following slide) and journaling/discussion questions for review or informal assessment.

Many slides contain pictures (including photos from the Great Depression) that will deepen students understanding of the setting and graphic organizers for included projects.

Includes active links to interactive review games that can be played on a Smartboard or other projection cart, an author activity and other online resources for extension activities. Questions and writing prompts can be given by displaying the slide, which saves teachers time and paper.

Bonus material included: Curtain Call Caper reading comprehension passages and graphic organizers (available as a separate free download)

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Total Pages
101 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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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 poems, in the grades 6–8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
Explain how an author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text.
Analyze how a particular sentence, chapter, scene, or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the theme, setting, or plot.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.
Describe how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.


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