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Free up your time with Heidi, a 180 page common-core aligned Complete Literature Guide for the novel by Johanna Spyri. It can be used with or without Google Drive (Paperless OR Print and Go) It is from the original unabridged version. This novel study teaching unit has everything that you will need to teach and assess the novel. The Calendar explains the skills and activities for the day, and the weekly assessments are Common Core aligned and include all answer keys. Each quiz and test question is matched and labeled with the exact Common Core standard. These questions go BEYOND basic understanding and hit the high rigor teachers are looking for, and other literature guides do not provide. The Table of Contents makes finding information quick and easy. This guide is loaded with high rigor activities and assessments. ALL ANSWER KEYS ARE INCLUDED.
This guide is separated into two parts:
Part I - Chapters 1 - 14
Part II - Chapters 15 - 23
Notice how the chapters are grouped. If your version is in two parts and labeled chapters 1 - 14 and 1 - 9, instead of 1 - 23, you will need to purchase the other Heidi novel study here:
Included in this Literature Guide:
How to Use This Guide
Sample Day by Day 6 week Calendar Schedule
Introductory and Informational Materials:
Biography on the author, Johanna Spyri
Johanna Spyri’s Heidi - Informational Article
Informational Quiz on Johanna Spyri’s Heidi – Informational Article
Answer Key for the Informational Quiz on Johanna Spyri’s Heidi
- Quizzes Align with Reading Informational Common Core
Plot Summary (for teacher)
Vocabulary Words, Definitions, and Links to Electronic Flashcards and Games – List One .
Vocabulary Quiz – List One
Answer Key to Vocabulary Quiz - List One
Spelling Quiz List One
Answer Key to Spelling Quiz – List One
Vocabulary Words, Definitions, and Links to Electronic Flashcards and Games – List Two
Vocabulary Quiz – List Two
Answer Key to Vocabulary Quiz – List Two
Spelling Quiz List Two
Answer Key to Spelling Quiz – List Two
Speaking and Listening Skills:
Dialogue Reading - character roles listed for all chapters.
(This is NOT Readers' Theatre. This product does NOT contain a play. The activity involves using the dialogue provided in the novel.)
-Aligns with Speaking and Listening Common Core Standards
Reading Literature Support:
Chapter by Chapter Questions
Answer Key for Chapter Questions
Reading Literature Assessments:
Quiz Chapters 1 – 4 (multiple choice)
Answer Key for Quiz Chapters 1 – 4
Quiz Chapters 5 – 9 (multiple choice)
Answer Key for Chapters 5 – 9
Quiz Chapters 10 – 14 (multiple choice)
Answer Key for Chapters 10 – 14
Quiz Chapters 15 - 19 (multiple choice)
Answer Key for Quiz Chapters 15 - 19
Quiz Chapters 20 - 23 (multiple choice)
Answer Key for Quiz Part II Chapters 20 - 23
Final Test (multiple choice/matching)
Answer Key Final Test
- Quizzes/Final Test Align with Reading Literature Common Core
Skill Building Activities and Worksheets:
Elements of Plot Activity – Definitions/Worksheet/Answer Key
Figurative Language Activity – Definitions/Worksheet/Answer Key
Vocabulary in Context Activity – Definitions/Worksheet/Answer Key
The Elements of a Story Activity – Definitions/Worksheet/Ans. Key
Smiley-Face Tricks Writing Activity – Definitions/Worksheet/An Key
Open-ended Response Writing Activity and Rubrics
Expository (Persuasive) Essay Writing Project and Rubrics
Narrative Writing Project and Rubrics
-Aligns with Writing Common Core Standards
The Eight Parts of Speech Grammar Activity – Definitions/Worksheet/Answer Key
Prepositional and Infinitive Phrases Activity – Definitions/Worksheet/Answer Key
Aligns with Language Common Core Standards
Common Core Standards utilized with this unit:
Reading Literature RL.1, RL.2, RL.3, RL.4, RL.5., RL.6, RL.7, RL.8, RL.9, RL.10
Reading Informational RI.1, RI.2, RI.3, RI.4, RI.5., RI.6, RI.7, RI.8, RI.9, RI.10
Writing W.2, W.3, W.4, W.5, W.7, W.8, W.9
Speaking and Listening SL.1A, SL.1B, SL.1C, SL.1D, SL.2, SL.3, SL.4, SL.5, SL.6
Language L.1A, L.1B, L.1C, L.1D, L.1E, L.6.4A, L.6.4B, L.6.4D, L.6.5A, L.6.5B, L.6.5C, L.6.5D
Skills tested include but are not limited to:
point of view
irony (verbal, situational, dramatic)
plot (exposition, conflict, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution)
type of conflict
cause and effect
figurative language (recognizing and explaining)
vocabulary in context
******* Included with the Google Drive Option:*************
10 interactive Google Slides for Heidi (story elements)
(to be used over and over again)
24 paperless Google Doc pages for Chapter Questions
ANSWER KEYS for both Google sets
40 interactive Google Slides for The 8 Parts of Speech
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
Great for Google Drive, Google Classroom, Microsoft OneDrive, iPads, or a learning management system. Go paperless!
Learn about Heidi using interactive technology! This product is great for 1:1 learning, but can also be used as teacher lead activities.
What kind of resource is this?
--These are original educational technology and learning materials delivered by web based file sharing services, which operates in the internet cloud and allows you and your students to access, edit, and print files from any computer or mobile device. Don’t worry – it is VERY user friendly!
--Teacher Tutorial – includes the access link and how to use it in your classroom.
-- Microsoft OneDrive users can seamlessly use the digital interactive notebook by following the MS OneDrive step-by-step visual tutorial. This will only take minutes!
Other novel guides with Google Drive option for use in Google Classroom include Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison, Number the Stars, The Giver, and The Swiss Family Robinson.
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