This best selling Frindle Novel Unit Resource Guide is a perfect companion for teaching reading comprehension skills using the book Frindle. This 80+ page novel unit focuses on summarizing, character analysis, cause and effect, story elements and basic reading strategies (visualizing, vocabulary, making connections, etc.).
You will receive detailed plans for teaching the novel, Frindle, in 15 days, student journals, literature circle job sheets, anchor charts for the reading lessons, vocabulary for each chapter, and 2 quizzes with answer keys (one for midway through the book and one for the end). You don't need anything else to teach this fun novel, except the books!
Reading strategies taught to teach with Frindle:
1. Making Connections when you read
3. Characterization (compare/contrast; changes in characters)
4. Elements of Plot (focusing on problem/solution)
5. Cause and Effect
Student Journal activities:
3. Comparing Characters
4. Relying on support from the text
5. Making judgments and evaluations based on what they have read and inferred
Use the included literature circle job sheets with small groups, whole class instruction, or individual reading assignments. These job sheets are perfect for increasing student reading strategies that can be transferred to any book they read.
Extra graphic organizers included for deeper characterization, story element, vocabulary development lessons and writing extension activities (make up your own word, writing newspaper articles, and friendly letter writing).
If you are a 1:1 classroom, check out my Digital Frindle Interactive Notebooks! It's perfect to go with this Frindle Novel Unit plan!
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