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Hate That Cat by Sharon Creech!
Grab this Hate That Cat PRINT and GO novel unit to hook your students on the poetry genre.
This 53-page Hate That Cat Novel Unit and Poetry Analysis Pack includes the following:
-22 page reader response journal
-18-page poetry analysis pack to help your students become effective analyzers of poetry
This unit takes a fun approach to this journal-style novel. Students take on the role of Miss Stretchberry, Jack's middle grades teacher by inferring and writing responses to Jack from her perspective.
Summary of Hate That Cat: Jack continues on his quest to write and love poetry. In addition, with help from his teacher, Miss Stretchberry, Jack also overcomes harsh feelings about a neighborhood cat and learns to accept the idea of having a pet again. Through some twists and turns Jack realizes that he is a true poet that is able to express emotion through his poetic words to even his hearing impaired mother. A must read for the middle to upper elementary grades.
Novel not included, but FYI:
Grades 3 - 6
Grade level Equivalent: 3.7
Lexile Measure®: Not Available
Guided Reading: S
Comedy and Humor
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