No Prep! This is an 84 page teaching unit for the novel Frindle by Andrew Clements. This unit contains ready-made handouts to accompany each chapter of this book. Fun and engaging reading strategies and literary focused activities are included! These handouts will require students to analyze the author’s craft and literary elements such as flashback, conflict, and point of view. Also, reading strategies such as “Don’t Read Like a Robot” and “Bring a Story to Life” will help your students become better readers! There are three tests included as well as several post reading activities. Take a look at the table of contents below to see the focus of each chapter. Everything is ready for you to teach, and the best part is that once you purchase this unit, you can reuse it every year!
What’s Included? Take a look!
Chapter 1 Reading strategy- Punctuation
Chapter 1 Comprehension and Analyzing Nick
Chapter 2 Reading Strategy – Don’t read like a Robot
Chapter 2 Comprehension and Making Inferences
Chapter 3 Reading Strategy – Bring a Story to Life
Chapter 3 Comprehension and Extended Metaphor
Chapters 4 & 5 Reading Strategy – Characters’ Thoughts
Chapters 4 & 5 Comprehension, Conflict, Point of View
Test on Chapters 1-5
Chapter 6 Reading Strategy Watch for Flashbacks
Chapter 6 Comprehension and Cause & Effect
Chapter 7 Readers’ Theater
Chapter 8 How is the Character Feeling?
Chapters 7 & 8 Comprehension and Discussion
Chapter 9 Reading Strategy – Ask Questions
Chapter 9 Comprehension and Metaphor
Chapters 10 & 11 Write a News Article
Test Chapters 6-10
Chapter 12 Silent Passage Analysis Activity
Chapter 12 Comprehension, and Summary
Chapters 13 & 14 Reading Strategy – Changes in Characters
Chapters 13 & 14 Comprehension and Life Lessons
Chapter 15 Discussion Questions
Chapter 15 Write a letter
Activity for Finding a Theme
Plot Vs. Theme
Final Test for Novel
All About the Novel Project
I Am Poem for Novel
Answer keys are included!