Students love Beverly Cleary books! Included in this Dear Mr. Henshaw novel study are a variety of Common Core aligned reading responses for every chapter. These responses check students' understanding of Dear Mr. Henshaw, as well as provide them a focus for reading.
Students are required to look back in the story to support their thinking with evidence.
Strategy pages are included so that students can make connections, predict, and ask questions as they read.
A Common Core alignment page helps the teacher track what students' are working on each day. A complete answer key rounds out the unit, keeping it as simple as possible for the teacher!
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answer text-based questions
use supporting details
write a friendly letter
write from the main character's point of view
compare and contrast
determine character traits
complete a character trait map
use context clues to determine the meaning of an unknown word or phrase
write chapter summaries
order events into the correct sequence
More Beverly Cleary novel studies available here:
Beezus and Ramona
Ramona the Pest
Ramona the Brave
Ramona and Her Father
Ramona and Her Mother
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