Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon is the second book in Kate DiCamillo's new series called Tales from Deckawoo Drive. Not only is this book funny and exciting for students (and adults), but it also lends itself perfectly to great discussions and comprehension strategy practice.
This novel study is perfect in assisting you when teaching with this book. It can be used for independent work to help readers stay on track, for partner work, guided reading groups, or whole group instruction. The novel study packet comes with the following:
-A Packet Cover
-Two Making Predictions Graphic Organizers
-Comprehension Questions After Each Chapter
-A Vocabulary Practice Page For Each Chapter
-A Character Map for Francine
-How Illustrations Contribute to the Story
-A Strategy for Summarizing
-Character Point of View
-Asking and Answering Questions
-How Characters Respond to Challenges
-Moral of the Story
-Cause and Effect
After reading, there is a writing assignment and craft that students will love sharing with each other then displaying.
There are 34 pages of student work plus answer keys.