Bunnicula Novel Study Unit: comprehension, vocabulary, activities, test

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This 94 page book study for Bunnicula, by Deborah and James Howe, contains comprehension by chapter, vocabulary challenges, creative Common Core-aligned reading response activities, assessments, and much more!

You will find this guide to be teacher and student friendly. It contains a wide variety of question types, along with open-ended graphic organizers and unique activities, all carefully crafted for this particular story.

Focus standards include figurative language, character analysis, theme, plot, and opinion writing.

This complete literature unit requires very little preparation on your part. Included is a unit map that lays everything out for you. Perfect for whole class, small group, or independent study!


1) Student Packet
•Each section covers 2 chapters and contains the following 6 parts.
→Quickwrite: Warms up student brains before reading.
→2 sets of True/False, Sequencing, and/or Multiple Choice questions.
→Standards Focus: an activity focused on Reading Literature standards.
→Comprehension and Analysis: 4 short answer questions.
→Vocabulary: Practice with 3 new words for each section of reading.
→Beyond: Creative activity that might include art, brainstorming, or writing.

2) 11 Reading Reading Response Activities
•Ask or Answer Version 1
•Ask or Answer Version 2
•A Growing Suspicion
•Comic Strip
•Main Events
•Who's Your Favorite?
•Character Changes
•Who Said It? & Character Quotes
•Figurative Language
•New Words: Bunnicula
•My Book Review

3) Complete Vocabulary List
•Organized by chapter and page number
•Comes with and without definitions

4) Vocabulary Review Packet
•Includes practice with definitions, synonyms, antonyms, and context clues

5) Vocabulary Word Wall Cards
•Full color with illustration
•Each card has illustration, part of speech, and definition
•Use for display, direct instruction, and vocabulary practice

6) Vocabulary Flash cards
•Contains words on the front and definitions on the back
•Black-line printables

7) Student Bookmarks
•Use as references
•Attractive art and memorable quotes

8) Student Packet Covers
•One each for chapter packet, vocabulary packet, and activity packet, and assessment packet

9) Easy planning
•Unit map
•Table of Contents
•Teacher instructions

10) Assessments
•Test on comprehension and vocabulary
•Assessment #1-Editor's Note and Chapters 1-5
•Assessment #2-Chapters 6-9

11) Answer keys

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→Please note that MANY resources are included in this study. This is so that teachers may pick and choose what they want to use, since no two classrooms are alike. This is also so that teachers may differentiate for different groups within their classrooms. If you do not wish to purchase the entire big unit with everything included, please check out some of the links below for smaller portions of this complete novel study.

This complete novel study is the best value for your money! However, if you are interested in only individual components from the complete novel study, click on the links below.

Bunnicula: Comprehension and Vocabulary by chapter

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Bunnicula Novel Study Unit: comprehension, vocabulary, act
Bunnicula Novel Study Unit: comprehension, vocabulary, act
Bunnicula Novel Study Unit: comprehension, vocabulary, act
Bunnicula Novel Study Unit: comprehension, vocabulary, act