This is a Unit study of the classic fourth grade novel "Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing" by Judy Blume.
It includes comprehension skills such as inferring, compare and contrast, cause and effect, vocabulary definition, theme, and literary elements!
KEY WORDS: Fourth Grade, Judy Blume, Novel, Book Study, Common Core, English Language Arts, 4th Grade, ELA
Common Core Standards:
Compare and contrast the treatment of similar themes and topics (e.g., opposition of good and evil) and patterns of events (e.g., the quest) in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures.
Make connections between the text of a story or drama and a visual or oral presentation of the text, identifying where each version reflects specific descriptions and directions in the text.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean).
Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text