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Gregor the Overlander Novel Study: vocabulary, comprehension, writing, skills

Gregor the Overlander Novel Study: vocabulary, comprehension, writing, skills
Gregor the Overlander Novel Study: vocabulary, comprehension, writing, skills
Gregor the Overlander Novel Study: vocabulary, comprehension, writing, skills
Gregor the Overlander Novel Study: vocabulary, comprehension, writing, skills
Gregor the Overlander Novel Study: vocabulary, comprehension, writing, skills
Gregor the Overlander Novel Study: vocabulary, comprehension, writing, skills
Gregor the Overlander Novel Study: vocabulary, comprehension, writing, skills
Gregor the Overlander Novel Study: vocabulary, comprehension, writing, skills
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Before she wrote The Hunger Games trilogy, Suzanne Collins wrote the Underland Chronicles. In the first book of the series, Gregor the Overlander, Gregor and his baby sister fall through a grate. In just moments, they go from their apartment building in New York City to a fantastical subterranean world.

The Gregor the Overlander Book Unit contains graphic organizers for an interactive notebook and game activities covering vocabulary, comprehension, constructed response writing, and skill practice.

This packet includes the following:

Lesson Plans at a Glance

Vocabulary

• Vocabulary List (30 focus words)

• Vocabulary Bookmarks

• Vocabulary Word Cards

• Vocabulary Practice Booklet (16 page practice booklet)

• Vocabulary Test

Comprehension

• 15 Comprehension Quizzes with multiple choice, sequencing, matching, and short answer

Writing

• 19 Constructed Response Writing Questions Aligned to the Common Core State Standards

Activities

• Spider Pencil Topper

• Make Your Own Compass

Skill Practice Aligned to the Common Core State Standards

Root Word

• Root Word List from Gregor the Overlander

• Root Word Organizers – Option #1

• Root Word Organizers – Option #2

• Root Word List

• Root Word Game for Vid/Vis

• Root Word Game for Form and Dict

• Root Word Game for Ject and Mit/Mis

Figurative Language

• Figurative Language Response Cards

• Figurative Language Organizers

Writing a Compare and Contrast Essay

• Book Summaries and Compare and Contrast Chart

• Essay Project

• Lesson #1 – Two Ways to Compare Topics

• Lesson #2 – Writing a Thesis Statement

• Lesson #3 – Writing an Introductory Paragraph

• Lesson #4 – Writing Body Paragraphs

• Lesson #5 – Writing the Conclusion

• Lesson #6 – Editing and Proofreading the Essay

Context Clues

• Context Clues Organizers

• Context Clues Task Cards

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.
Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Consult reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation and determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases.
Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., photograph, photosynthesis).
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265 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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