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Bunnicula: Cooperative Learning Novel Study (90 Pages Included)

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Is Bunnicula a vampire rabbit? Have students decide! This novel study focuses on cooperative learning strategies to answer the question. Activities include everything from guided discussion, student menu art options, and student lead debate. Students can read, write, and draw what they have learned.

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Section #1 - Thing That Make Life Easier
• Parent/Student announcement
• Project Tracking “Maze” - move from start to finish
• Summary Grading Sheet - All six grades on a single sheet for student
• Rubric - Writing, art, graphic organizers, cooperative learning, and oral presentation

Section #2 - Opening Activity Booklet with 8 Pages
• Prediction and inference
• Story elements
• Tap prior knowledge
• Author and Illustrator
• Text features and structure
• Sketch to stretch activities
• “Turn and talk” questions
• Introduction to Count Dracula and Transylvania
• Designed for whole class discussion, partners, and individual work

Section #3 - Guided Discussion Cards
• Over 75 cards included (4/page)
• Numbered for easy reference
• Identified by chapter and divided into sections
• Uses all levels of Bloom Taxonomy thinking skills
• Structured to encourage conversations
• Designed for pairs or small groups

Section #4 - Quick Written Responses
• There are four different options to meet class needs
• Summary tracking sheet lists numbers, dates, and progress checks
• Short form response that includes self-evaluation for comprehension and writing success
• Quick write form for informal assessments
• Weekly response sheet with pre-printed grading rubric included
• Three of four forms includes space for progress check
• Response build on group discussions
• Designed to be used independently, at centers, homework, partners or groups

Section #5 - Mini-Lesson & Assessments for Group Work
• Summary of academic language and group discussions (1 page)
• Summary for academic language for interactive notebook (1/2 page)
• Summary of group discussions for interactive notebook (1/2 page)
• Mini-poster for group roles, responsibilities, and expectations (1 page)
• Periodic student observation/assessment form - student and teacher evaluation (1/2 page)
• Formal observation/assessment form - objectively assess/grade at end of project

Section #6 - Chapter Activities, Printable, and Quizzes
• Activities coordinate with 4 different sections. Each section is 2 - 3 chapters.
• Each sections contains one graphic organizer related to story elements (4 included)
• Other graphic organizer is focused on vocabulary building (4 included)
• Organizers included writing, drawing, sharing, citing evidence, progress checks, etc.
• Two-page quiz can be used at the end of each section (4 included)
• Each quiz is a different format and requires a variety of response skills

Section #7 - Decide & Debate
• Summary of debate format and structure
• Information on debate teams and topics - 2 debates and six teams
• Debate team organization and idea organizer
• Organizer to outline individual team member debate points
• Debate notes for audience members
• Kudos cards for comments and compliments
• Designed for small groups to complete

Section #8 - Student Choice Art Menu
• There are 12 options for student choice
• Includes two-page detailed instructions
• Choices include everything from literature to science to art
• Requires only a single piece of large construction paper and school supplies
• Designed for student pairs to complete

Section #9 - Writing Prompt
• Choose from one, three, or five paragraph assignment
• Thinking map to help form opinion
• Each one includes its own informal outline and rough draft template
• Final writing paper included.

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Interested in other ELA activities and units? Follow the link for similar products: "ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS”
Total Pages
90
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Bunnicula: Cooperative Learning Novel Study (90 Pages Included)
Bunnicula: Cooperative Learning Novel Study (90 Pages Included)
Bunnicula: Cooperative Learning Novel Study (90 Pages Included)
Bunnicula: Cooperative Learning Novel Study (90 Pages Included)