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IF I STAY Unit Novel Study (Gayle Forman) - Literature Guide

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Our If I Stay Unit Teaching Package has 184+ pages and slides of engaging activities. Learners will enjoy the rigor and creativity in these standards-aligned resources built from best practices.

NOVEL: If I Stay by Gayle Forman
LEVEL: 7th-12th
TOTAL: 184 slides/pages
Pacing Guide and Answer Keys included



··· IF I STAY Movie Trailer (from YouTube)

··· Pre-reading Bias Intro Activity
- answer thematic questions to get students thinking about the novel
- 11-page/slide activity
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

··· Plot Chart Organizer Diagram Arc
- organize the 6 parts of the plot
- 1-page organizer
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

··· Conflict Graphic Organizer - 6 Types of Conflict
- Students analyze the 6 different types of conflict in stories
- 2-page organizer
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

··· Characters Organizer
- analyze the main characters using novel quotes
- 5-page organizer
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3

··· Settings Organizer
- analyze the main settings using novel quotes
- 1-page organizer
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

··· Symbols
- Students analyze the 6 different symbols in the story
- 8-page organizer
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

··· Figurative Language Instructional PowerPoint
- We set out to make the most helpful, most compelling, most graphically attractive teaching resource for you to introduce your learners to all the various figurative language. This 70+ slide PowerPoint will help you introduce how every many you need to teach your level of learners.
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7

··· Figurative Language Activity
- analyze and complete 32 figures of speech specific to the novel
- 5-page bundle (3 parts)
- Similes vs. Metaphors
- Figurative Language Analysis
- Similes, Metaphors, Idioms, Hyperboles, Analogies, Personification, Onomatopoeia, Allusions, Symbols
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4

··· Journal - Quickwrite Writing Prompts - PowerPoint
- 1/2 writing assignments to spur much deeper conversational thinking
- 32-slide PowerPoint
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1

··· 5 Comprehension Pop Quizzes
- a 5-question pop quiz per 1 chapter
* 22-slides of PowerPoint Quizzes
* 10-pages of Printable Quizzes
- The purpose of these is so students who read the chapters recently would ace the quiz and students who didn't read recently would not do well.
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.10

··· Vocabulary List and Quiz Assessment
- 120 vocabulary words from the novel
- four 30-question lists & quizzes
- 16-page Bundle includes list of words, quiz, and answer keys
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4

··· Waiting for Vengeance Song Lyrics Analysis
- This is the song that Mia sings that her father wrote
- 2-page Activity
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7

··· Essay and Speech
- 3 response to literature essay options for students to choose from; optional delivery of essay as a speech
- Includes essay topics and speech grading rubrics
- 6-page bundle
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1

··· Movie vs. Novel Comparison
- 2-page Worksheet
- Students compare & contrast the movie and novel
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7

*** 184 pages / slides total ***

Enjoy If I Stay! Remember that dying is easy...Living is hard.



> IF I STAY Unit Teaching Package (by Gayle Forman)

> Movie Trailer (from YouTube)
> PreReading Bias Discussion Activity
> Plot Chart Organizer (by Gayle Forman)
> Conflict Graphic Organizer - 6 Types of Conflict
> Characters Organizer (by Gayle Forman)
> Setting Organizer - Physical & Emotional
> Symbols Analyzer (Gayle Forman)
> Figurative Language Bundle
> Journal - Quickwrite Writing Prompts - PowerPoint
> 5 Pop Quizzes Bundle
> Vocabulary Complete Novel (120 words) by Gayle Forman
> Vocabulary List and Quiz 1 (7:09 a.m.-10:11 a.m.)
> Vocabulary List and Quiz 2 (10:12 a.m.-4:46 p.m.)
> Vocabulary List and Quiz 3 (4:47 p.m.-9:05 p.m.)
> Vocabulary List and Quiz 4 (9:06 p.m.-END)
> Essay Topics & Grading Rubrics
> Waiting for Vengeance Song Lyrics Analysis
> Movie vs. Novel Comparison


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