This HUNDRED DRESSES
novel study unit includes a wide range of resources for teaching cause and effect, character traits, parts of speech, summarizing, vocabulary,
and more, in the context of Eleanor Estes' novel, The Hundred Dresses
. Use this unit in part or in whole, depending on the needs of your students.
included in this Hundred Dresses Novel Study:
Pre-Reading: Making Predictions
—using text features to make predictions
What Do You Know About These Words?
Thinking About Character Traits
—useful guide when introducing character traits
Character Traits Graphic Organizer
—using text evidence to describe characters
Characters Grow and Change
—character development over time
Character Traits (2 pages)
—graphic organizers using text evidence to describe characters
Cause and Effect (8 pages)
—2 sets, differentiated for able and less-able readers
Parts of Speech
—scavenger hunt recording page for parts of speech found in the novel (nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs)
Journal Responses (2 pages, 12 prompts)
—prompts for journal writing
—blank lined page for journaling
—sequencing events, recalling events, describing characters, using vocabulary, and interpreting character traits, in true/false, matching, short answer, fill-in-the-blank, and multiple choice format
***Please take a peek at the preview for a MUCH closer look at this comprehensive novel study!***
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