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Do you want your students to experience a book? Really dig deep and make meaning of the text? Find personal and real-world connections while still hitting content standards? If so, this is the literature study for you!
A complete unit for Counting by 7s! Created to enhance the book experience, the activities range from setting, character, reinventing the story and a variety of critical thinking questions all designed with the Common Core in mind!
Just watch as your classroom transforms into a hub of activity as students engage in active discussion brought forth by this AMAZING book!
These activities are tried and true as I have used them in my classroom for the past three years!
Quick Checks/Exit Slips
Higher Level Questioning
Justifying a Response with Text Evidence
A Look at the Connection Between Gardner's Multiple Intelligences and Counting by 7s
Comparing Characters to Inanimate Objects using Figurative Language
Critical Thinking Prompts
In case you haven't read the novel, Willow Chance is a highly gifted teenager. She struggles with social interaction and norms and when her parents are killed in a car accident, she must face the world alone. That is until she finds a new "family" in those around her. She overcomes many challenges, but blesses the people around her with her unique gifts! It is a must-read for every gifted child and gifted intervention specialist, but is a great book for all as well!