Many actitivies for differentiation--multiple choice, short answer, vocabulary, extensions and more for you to pick and choose. Help all students dig into the themes and vocabulary of this funny and engaging novel. Works as a read-aloud if students are able to view the illustrations in the book individually, close-up.
This comprehensive packet includes the following. All questions and activities are specific to the content of this novel, NOT generic graphic organizers for any novel (unless noted).
-- Multiple Choice chapter questions with critical thinking questions made easier with answer choices. For a reading study guide, possibly for a read-aloud, or as an assessment quiz. (See the thumbnail.)
--Chapter Questions: short answer, creative alternative to the multiple choice worksheet. (See the thumbnail.)
--Vocabulary for Ch 1-12; 13-23; 24-37; and 39-Epilogue. 50+ total. (See the thumbnail.)
--Personal Dictionary chart for student's own unknown words. Generic form can be used for any reading selection.
--Paragraph responses: creative writing, personal connection, recommendation and more. 5 total choices.
--Menu of short creative projects, such as a biopoem, author letter, acrostic and more.
--Character worksheet analyzing personality, actions, and more.
--Character Compare/Contrast chart with categories filled in, such as appearance, important actions, opinion, and more. Generic for any reading selection. 1 page.
--Literary Terms: matching definitions of 15 terms and multiple choice questions applying the terms to the novel.
--Decorated papers to motivate students' written responses, including 2 generic styles that can be used for any writing activity.
--Detailed ANSWER KEYS with both explicit and possible answers included!
--Teacher Tips, including instructional suggestions, notes on the text, Common Core Standards and a list of helpful online resources.
Covers many CCSS standards for reading literature. Skills covered include main ideas and details, vocabulary, citing text support, using context clues, prediction, sequence, cause/effect, opinion, plot diagram, themes, literary terms and more. Creative writing responses and skills mini-lessons (such as using context clues) are integrated into the study guides.
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