Jake Drake Know It All Novel Study

Grade Levels
2nd - 4th, Homeschool
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35 pages
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This TEKS and Common Core aligned novel study of Jake Drake, Know-It-All by Andrew Clements contains 13 pages of meaningful student work and an answer key! The questions included in this novel study were created from STAAR stem questions and will inspire thought provoking conversation about the book Jake Drake, Know-It-All.

This can be printed out and given as a student packet or it can be used as a guide for questioning during small group/literature circles.

While completing this novel study of Jake Drake, Know-It-All, students will:

  • locate facts and details using text evidence to support their answers.
  • use context clues to determine the relevant meaning of unknown words.
  • identify and use synonyms and antonyms.
  • sequence the plot's main events.
  • explain how events influence future events.
  • make inferences and draw conclusions about the theme of a literary text.
  • summarize the plot's main events.
  • describe the interaction of characters, their relationships, and the changes they undergo.
  • understand how figurative language creates sensory images.
  • make inferences and use text evidence to support their understanding.

This novel study of Jake Drake, Know-It-All is organized by chapter. Jake Drake, Know It All is a highly entertaining book that lends itself well to insightful discussions with your students about character changes, friendship, and teamwork.


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use combined knowledge of all letter-sound correspondences, syllabication patterns, and morphology (e.g., roots and affixes) to read accurately unfamiliar multisyllabic words in context and out of context.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean).
Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).
Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.


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