This unit has EVERYTHING, I mean EVERYTHING that you need to teach this novel in a meaningful and targeted way. Each chapter or chapter "chunk" is accompanied by vocabulary INB pages, comprehension and inference questions, RACE written response questions, vocab quizzes, periodic comprehension quizzes, chapter study guides, projects and scaffolding reading skills pages. There really is just too much to list. Many of the pages can also be reproduced and used along with any fiction novel (BONUS)!
I have also included, along with the RAFT writing tasks and writing in response to literature prompts, supplemental readings on the Titanic;s passengers and crew members.
Over view of skills covered: mood, tone, author's purpose, various means of characterization ( indirect and direct characterization), plot, effective summarizing, allusion, comparing and contrasting, foreshadowing, figurative language, suspense, plot... and the list goes on.. 161 pages!
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