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In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson with distance learning option

TheRoomMom
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Grade Levels
4th - 6th, Homeschool
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Pages
88 pages
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This is a zipped file with two secure PDF files for In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson by Betty Bao Lord. The resource is a low prep novel study and includes a student PDF with all student activity pages that teachers can print as a novel unit packet for reading groups. The second PDF has all student pages with teacher notes, answer keys, student samples, and the link to a Google Drive file if you need to share student pages digitally.

Students practice multiple reading skills with a focus on similes and summarizing. After each chapter in The Year of the Boar, students identify similes and write a “gist” statement (1-2 sentence summary of each chapter).

In addition, the Year of the Boar unit includes a wide variety of activities from which to choose including non-fiction reading selections, creative writing activities, and a sports trading card mini research project.

Resource Includes:

Common Core Standards (4th)

Sample Pacing Chart

Discussion Topics

Gist Statements (summarizing)

Chapter Vocabulary

Creative Writing-- Create a Chinese Name

Character Chart (3 Phases of Shirley)

Cause and Effect Chart

Non-Fiction Reading (compare details in the book to non-fiction reading selections to see if the book is historically accurate)

Comparing Cultures

Compare/Contrast Shirley to Jackie Robinson

Mini Research Activity (create a sports trading card-- sample included, 2 versions)

3-Paragraph Expository Essay

2 Reading Comprehension Quizzes

Reading Comprehension Questions, 1-2 questions per chapter

Similes Chart

Chinese Zodiac Chart

**Teacher notes, answer keys, and student samples included**

**Page count includes digital notebook pages.

I use the picture book, The Name Jar by Choi, as a pre-reading activity before starting In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson with my students. CLICK HERE to see The Name Jar product.

You might also be interested in my biography product for Who Was Jackie Robinson? by Gail Herman.

To view more of my literature units for upper elementary students CLICK HERE.

Jackie Robinson, literature unit, novel studies, historical fiction, baseball, reading groups, book groups, guided reading

Total Pages
88 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
1 month
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

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