Holes by Louis Sachar {Novel Study}

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This novel study guide has EVERYTHING you need (and more) to complete a comprehensive analysis of the novel Holes by Louis Sachar! The activities are engaging, and cover a variety of skills. Your students will use higher order thinking throughout the novel study as they analyze author's purpose, characters, setting, irony, and much, much more! My kiddos absolute LOVED this novel study, especially the boys! Even my non-readers really got into it!

Included in the 135+ page guide are:

*Materials and instructions for creating student literature folders so that kiddos stay organized
*Camp Green Lake "Dictionary" with important vocabulary used throughout the novel
*"Blurb" activity, with opportunities to make predictions
*Before-During-After-Reading quote analysis, formatted as a Gallery Walk activity for students to create text-to-self connections
*Camper's Handbook activity and materials for students to document the history of Camp Green Lake, the Leaders of CGL, a map of CGL, CGL Do's & Don'ts, Top 10 Places, and much more
*Vocabulary cards for all 11 sections of the novel
*Vocabulary glossaries (with definitions) and a section to document context clues for each of the 11 sections
*Chapter title creations and justification for each of the 11 sections
*"To the Teacher" sample discussion questions for each of the 11 sections
*Critical thinking reading skills/activities imbedded in each section (setting, author's purpose, irony, character, flashbacks, quote analysis, and much more)
*10-question quizzes (multiple choice & short answer) for each of the 11 sections, answer keys included
*Permission slip to watch movie
*Final Project Menu of 6 choices, including a grading rubric
*End-of-Novel-Assessment, including matching, true/false, short answer, essay, & critical thinking questions (answer key included)

Check out the preview to see lots of the goodies included!!! Even better, check out this FREEBIE SAMPLER of all the materials available in Section 1 of the novel!

I used this novel with my 5th graders, but it would be a great novel for enrichment in 3rd or 4th grade. It would even work for struggling readers in middle school because it is so ENGAGING! My students were hooked from day one!

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139
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Teaching Duration
1 Month

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Holes by Louis Sachar {Novel Study}
Holes by Louis Sachar {Novel Study}
Holes by Louis Sachar {Novel Study}
Holes by Louis Sachar {Novel Study}