Hoot by Carl Hiaasen
Hoot Thinking Skills and Graphic Organizers for Writing is a 31 page, 2 component resource for teching Carl Hiaasen's 2003 Newbery Honor Book.
Hoot Thinking Skills
THINK, WRITE, CREATE is 18 pages of chapter-by-chapter and whole-book open-ended activities based on the HIGHER-LEVEL THINKING SKILLS of Bloom's Taxanomy. Questions and activities range in difficulty from the most basic to challenges for gifted students.
The items are designed to spark divergent and speculative thinking, build vocabulary, and encourage student interaction with the story and its characters. Some require research and/or data collection. Others travel across the curriculum to bring math, social studies, science, music, art, etc. into play. Occasionally, an activity is included strictly for fun.
Hoot Graphic Organizers for Writing
The ten GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS for writing are based on specific novel events or characters. Some highlight elements of literature while others require the writer to apply personal experiences to the story and its characters. At times, the graphic organizers involve data collection, research, or imaginative role-playing.
Answer keys are included for those activities that require a specific answer.
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Hoot Thinking Skills and Graphic Organizers for Writing is taken from Hook Teaching Guide, which includes these two components and an additional 6 more.
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Hoot Teaching Guide