This Holes Novel Unit (Louis Sachar) is packed with student-centered, engaging activities, including lots of fun and meaningful writing and interactive notebook activities that teachers and students both love! It works well for independent work and collaborative group time. Teach straight from the step-by-step plans, or pick and choose what works best for you and your students. It's also ideal for tutors who want to have something meaningful yet fun without having to create something from scratch. It’s very flexible.
In this unit you'll find:
-4-5 weeks of lesson plans and activities, all aligned with 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade Reading, Writing and Speaking/Listening Common Core State Standards
-printables and activities that can be used in whole group lessons, for independent projects, and/or as interactive, partner or group lessons that get kids moving
-custom character clip art with creative options for you and your students' use
-timeline posters to pull it all together as you read
-descriptions of all activities used
-interactive notebook activities
-samples of completed student work
-multisensory activities that appeal to several learning styles for differentiation
-comprehension questions and answer keys for each chapter
-vocabulary cards hand-picked by my students and by me
Whether you’ve taught for years and are looking for a new twist on a great book, or you’re a new teacher who isn’t sure how to get students excited about reading, this unit was made to be a perfect fit for everyone.