Hoot Novel Study Digital + Printable [Carl Hiaasen]

Gay Miller

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Gay Miller


This unit contains lessons aligned to the Common Core Standards (CCSS) for grades 5-7. Choose between printable activities or go paperless with digital resources that are compatible with Google Classroom. This comprehensive unit includes vocabulary practice, comprehension quizzes, constructed response writing prompts with organizers for planning, and language arts lessons.

Be sure to check out all versions of this unit to determine which best fits your teaching style. This is Version #1.

Version #1 - Hoot Digital + Printable Book Unit (This product contains the entire printable version + Boom Learning Decks + Google Digital Slides.)

Version #2 - Hoot Printable Book Unit (This product contains the entire printable version.)

Version #3 - Hoot Abridged Book Unit (This version contains vocabulary practice, comprehension questions, and constructed response writing.)


Boom Learning

· 11 Vocabulary/Comprehension Checks

· Propaganda Techniques

· Thesis Statements

Activities for Google Slides

· Constructed Response Questions

· 9 Lessons on Writing Persuasive Essays


• Vocabulary List (22 words)
• Vocabulary Bookmarks
• Vocabulary Word Cards
• Vocabulary Practice Booklet (12 page booklet)
• Vocabulary Test


  • 11 Comprehension Quizzes (one for each two chapters of the book) - multiple choice questions which require students to recall details from the chapters
    plus higher level thinking questions such as sequencing, main idea, plot development, summary, drawing conclusions, inference, predicting, theme, understanding vocabulary, interpreting literary devices, etc.
  • 15 Constructed Response Questions

Activities to Do with the Book

o Research Projects

o Food Suggestions

o Discussion

Persuasive Writing Unit

Lesson 1 – Prewriting Activity

Lesson 2 – Recognizing Persuasive Devices

Lesson 3 – Evaluating the Prewriting Activity

Lesson 4 – Organization and Note Taking

Lesson 5 – Creating a Thesis Statement

Lesson 6 – Organization and Outlining

Lesson 7 – Using Transition Words

Lesson 8 – Writing a Persuasive Essay

Lesson 9 – Evaluating a Persuasive Essay

Answer keys for each practice page are included.

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Total Pages
200 Printable + Boom Learning Decks + Activities for Google Slides
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 month
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from the argument presented.
Establish and maintain a formal style.
Use words, phrases, and clauses to clarify the relationships among claim(s) and reasons.
Support claim(s) with clear reasons and relevant evidence, using credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.
Introduce claim(s) and organize the reasons and evidence clearly.


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