Dogsong by Gary Paulsen Novel Study Unit

Dogsong by Gary Paulsen Novel Study Unit
Dogsong by Gary Paulsen Novel Study Unit
Dogsong by Gary Paulsen Novel Study Unit
Dogsong by Gary Paulsen Novel Study Unit
Dogsong by Gary Paulsen Novel Study Unit
Dogsong by Gary Paulsen Novel Study Unit
Dogsong by Gary Paulsen Novel Study Unit
Dogsong by Gary Paulsen Novel Study Unit
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“Comments from buyers: “Great resource, very organized and easy to use!” “This went very well with our reading of DogSong. It was challenging enough to get students thinking but not so difficult that the ideas and assignments were out of reach.” This is a 80+ page Common Core aligned no prep novel study for the Newbery Honor Book, Dogsong by Gary Paulsen. This novel study teaching unit has everything that you will need to teach and assess the novel. The table of contents makes finding information quick and easy. The 25 page student packet is perfect for literature circles or independent work.

Lexile 930

ALL ANSWER KEYS ARE INCLUDED.

Included in this Novel Study Guide:

Introductory and Informational Materials:
▸CCSS Checklists for grades 5 - 8
▸Teacher’s notes with journal questions and internet resources to extend and support learning

Vocabulary Building Materials:
▸Vocabulary Master List
▸”Mark My Words” Vocabulary Bookmarks
▸Vocabulary Crossword Puzzles (2)
▸Word Wall Cards
▸Vocabulary and Definition Cards
▸Vocabulary Quiz (answer key included)

Student Packet (divided into 3 sections) featuring:
▸Vocabulary
▸Chapter Questions
▸Figurative Language
▸Synonyms and Antonyms
▸Discussion Questions
▸Writing Prompts
▸Projects

Activities Included in this Book Study:
Dogsong Question and Answer Dice Game
▸Word Search Puzzle

Easy to Grade Assessments:
▸Vocabulary Review Quiz (matching)
▸Review Quiz (M/C )

Common Core Standards utilized with this unit:

R.L. 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.10
R.L. 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.10
R.L. 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.10
R.L. 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4
L. 5.4, 5.4a, 5.4c, 5.5, 5.5a, 5.5c
L. 6.4, 6.4a, 6.4c, 6.4d, 6.5, 6.5a. 6.5c
L. 7.4, 7.4a, 7.4c, 7.4d, 7.5, 7.5a, 7.5b, 7.5c
L. 8.4, 8.4a, 8.4c, 8.4d, 8.5, 8.5c


Skills addressed in this book study guide include:
▸understanding literal and figurative word meanings
▸define words using a dictionary and context clues
▸identifying figurative language and explain or state meaning (adage/proverb, hyperbole, idiom, metaphor, simile, personification, allusion)
▸setting
▸describe a character
▸compare and contrast
▸synonyms and antonyms
▸provide textual support for answers
▸irony
▸symbolism
▸understand the development of a character throughout a story
▸identifying theme
▸summarizing

Curriculum tie-ins or occasions:
▸20th century America
▸Alaska
▸The Arctic


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80 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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