Holes by Louis Sachar Book Unit contains lessons aligned to the Common Core Standards for grades 5 - 8. This comprehensive unit includes vocabulary, comprehension questions, constructive response questions, lessons on writing informational text, and figurative language.
You will find the following in this unit plan:
• Vocabulary List including pronunciation, definitions, and sample sentences from the text (20 focus words)
• Vocabulary Bookmarks
• Vocabulary Word Cards
• Vocabulary Practice Booklet (12 page booklet)
• Vocabulary Test
Ten comprehension quizzes are included which includes:
o multiple choice questions which require students to recall details from the chapters
o multiple choice higher level thinking questions such as sequencing, main idea, plot development, summary, drawing conclusions, inference, predicting, theme, understanding vocabulary, interpreting literary devices, etc.
11 Constructive Response Questions -- Most of these questions have graphic organizers to help students plan a response. These questions also require students to verify answers with the text.
o Character Maps
o Flashbacks and Foreshadowing
o Venn Diagrams
o Lesson 1 – Paragraph Structure
o Lesson 2 - Making an Outline
o Lesson 3 - Thesis Statements
o Lesson 4 - Topic Sentences
o Lesson 5 - Detail Sentences
o Lesson 6 - Sentence Order
o Lesson 7 - Staying on Topic
o Lesson 8 - Concluding Sentences
o Rhyming Words
o Simile & Metaphors
o Alliteration & Personification
o Onomatopoeia, Hyperbole & Repetition
o The Dig
o Food Activities (Spiced Peaches and Onion Dip)
Answer keys for each practice page are included.
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