This is a 80+ page Common Core aligned complete novel study for Copper Sun by Sharon Draper.
Copper Sun tells the story of a teenage girl in Africa that is kidnapped, shackled, branded, and then put on a slave boat bound for America, where she will be sold to a South Carolina plantation owner. This novel study unit has everything that you will need to teach and assess the novel. The Table of Contents makes finding information quick and easy.
The student packet includes drawings and other artwork depicting slavery to deepen student connections with the text.
CONTENT ADVISORY: This book deals with mature content.
ALL ANSWER KEYS ARE INCLUDED.
Included in this Novel Study:
Introductory and Informational Materials:
▸CCSS Checklists for grades 11 - 12
Vocabulary Building Materials:
▸Vocabulary Master List
▸“Mark My Words” Student Vocabulary Bookmark
▸Vocabulary Crossword Puzzles (answer keys included)
▸Word Wall Cards
▸Vocabulary and Definition Cards
▸Vocabulary Quiz (answer key included)
Student Packet (divided into 4 sections) featuring:
▸Vocabulary Crossword Puzzles
▸Open Response Questions
▸Journal Writing Prompts
Easy to Grade Assessments:
▸Vocabulary Quiz (matching)
▸Final Exam (M/C)
Common Core Standards utilized with this unit:
Skills addressed in this book study guide include:
▸compare and contrast
▸analyzing novel structure
▸analyze a character’s point of view, providing textual support
▸sequence of events (student projects)
▸compare and contrast the novel with a poem (student projects)
▸theme (student projects)
▸African American history
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