Complete study guide for the novel by Louis Sachar. This bundle of learning tasks is designed to reinforce and stimulate learning through activity. It is a set of ready-to-go worksheets/resources for students (I believe in getting students to do the work themselves). The inclusion of different types of activities is a ploy to appeal to students' different learning styles. The bundle includes differentiated activities to help you cope with mixed ability classes
The 20 resources included are
• Detailed Reading Questions with Answers
. 343 questions to keep students focused while reading the novel.
• Low Order Reading Questions with Answers
. Similar to the above, but more suited to weaker students (463 questions).
• Plot Summary as Cloze Test
. Use to ensure understanding of the plot, or as scaffolding for weaker students to create chapter summaries.
• Final Assessment Multiple Choice
. 100 Questions.
• Big Crossword Puzzle
. 42 clue puzzle. A fun activity for when you finish reading the book.
• Word Search Puzzle
. 24 clues, each of which is a character or location from the novel.
• Giant Word Search Puzzle
. 40 words to find - names / places / vocabulary.
• Creative and Functional Writing Assignments
. 36 High Order tasks which enable you to use the novel to teach writing skills, and at the same time ensure students have a thorough knowledge of the novel.
• Chapters 1 - 8 Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle
• Chapters 9 - 17 Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle
• Chapters 18 - 28 Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle
.• Chapters 29 - 32 Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle
• Chapters 33 - 41 Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle
• Chapters 42 - 50 Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle
• Chapters 1 - 8 Vocabulary Word Search Puzzle
There are also 5 other word searches based on different parts of the novel.
And also included are my free products - cloze test procedures giving a summary of the story of Elya Yelnats, and the story of Sam and Katherine.
Each of the resources is available as a separate item from my store. Click on the links above to read the detailed description of each.
The preview file contains samples of most of the items included.
The solutions to all activities are included.