Introduce the one and only Gooney Bird Greene as a literature study - or with a unit on personal narratives to help students write "absolutely true" stories about their lives. This 40 page journal includes comprehension questions for each chapter, graphic organizer for retelling each story Gooney tells, story elements and much more!
-Fiction vs. nonfiction
-What do you know about..
-Questions/answers while reading.
- Comprehension questions per chapter
-Writing prompts: Write About It, Think About It...
-Beginning, middle, end
-Sketch important events
-Student rating page
-Friendly letter writing
-10 Vocabulary cards
-Retelling organizers for each story Gooney tells
-A Good Story Has...graphic organizer
This can be used as a packet or as individual pages for a literature center.