This is a novel study unit to go along with Bull Run by Paul Fleischmann.
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***My individual character analysis, vocabulary study, and compare/contrast products are included in this novel unit***
This novel study unit is JAM PACKED with different activities and assessments. The preview shows some of the activities. You may not copy the pages from the preview. Since it is such a large product, I wanted you to have a decent view of what you're buying. Below is a list of the items included:
Discussion Student Answer sheet
Short Answer Questions (w/answer key)
-3 separate pages of questions
Vocabulary Study - 20 words (w/partial answer key)
-20 individual pages - 1 for each word with questions pertaining to the words
Figurative Language Activities
- illustration activity (3 pages - differentiated)
- fig. lang. sort 3 sets - 12 total pages (w/answer key)
Character study pages
-list of characters with what side of the war they're on
-1 full page for each character (16 pages)
Character match-up (can be a quiz) (w/answer key)
Compare/contrast of characters, events, places
-8 pages - includes provided characters, events, and places to compare as well as blank venn diagrams for each so that students can choose their own
Portrait Illustration Activity
Final Test (w/answer key!!)
-2 versions *differentiated* - one for lower level students containing fewer questions and answer choices
Final Project with grading sheet
-teacher directions, student directions, organizer, final draft page, grading sheet
Common Core Standards:
RL.5.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
SL.5.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions with diverse partners on grade 5 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
L.5.4: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 5 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
L.5.4a: Use context (e.g., cause/effect relationships and comparisons in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase. a. Use context (e.g., cause/effect relationships and comparisons in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
L.5.4c: Consult reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation and determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases.
RL.5.3: Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact).
RL.5.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.
L.5.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meaning.
W.5.3. Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequence.