James and the Giant Peach

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James and the Giant Peach, James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

This 113-page Literature Guide for Roald Dahl's loveable classic James and the Giant Peach contains ready-to-go printables, activities, quizzes, tests, and more aligned with the Common Core State Standards for ELA in Reading as well as the NCTE/IRA National ELA Content Standards in English for third and fourth grades.

This CCSS-Aligned James and the Giant Peach Literature Guide includes:

•List of Pre-Reading Ideas and Activities

•Pre-Reading Activity: Science Connection - Researching Bugs (W.3.7, W.3.8, W.4.7, W.4.8)

•Article and Comprehension Check Questions on the genres of Adventure and Fantasy (RI.3.1, RI.3.2; RI.4.1, RI.4.2)

•Article and Questions on Roald Dahl (RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.4.1, RI. 4.2)

•Vocabulary Lists with and without definitions

•Active Reading Guide for Note-Taking (RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.4.1, RL.4.2)

•Chapter Questions located throughout, focusing on numerous and varied Reading: Literature CCSS

CCSS Reading: Literature Focus activities and lessons, including

•Those on Setting (RL.4.3)
•Poetry (RL.4.5)
•Character Traits (RL.3.3; RL.4.3)
•Writing a Summary (RL.3.2; RL.4.2)
•Inferences (RL.3.1, RL.4.1)
•Connecting the Book and the Movie (RL.4.7)

CCSS Language Focus activities and lessons, including
•Adverbs (L.3.1.A, L.3.1.G)
•Commonly Confused Words (L.3.2.F, L.4.1.G)
•Progressive Verb Tenses (L.3.1.A, L.4.1.B)
•Helping Verbs (L.3.1.A, L.3.1.D, L.3.1.E; L.4.1.B, L.4.1.C)
•Adjectives (L.3.1.A, L.3.1.G)
•Prepositions (L.4.1.E)

CCSS Writing Focus activities and lessons on •Narrative Writing (W.3.3, W.4.3)
•Concrete Words and Phrases (W.3.3; W.4.3, W.4.3.D)
•Using Technology to Create an Acrostic Poem (W.3.4, W.3.6; W.4.4, W.4.6)
•Writing a Summary (W.3.4; W.4.4, W.4.9)
•Informational Writing, (W.3.2, W.3.2.A-D; W.3.7; W.4.2, W.4.2.A-D, W.4.7)
•Writing an Opinion Piece (W.3.1, W.3.1.A-D; W.4.1, W.4.1.A-D, W.4.9)

•Reading Quizzes

•Vocabulary Quizzes

•Two Final Test options for differentiation
•Final Test #1: 25 questions at mid- and high-level questioning, mid- and high-level rigor
•Final Test #2: 25 questions, completely Multiple Choice at low-level of questioning and low-level rigor

•Post-Reading and Extension Ideas

•Essay and Creative Writing Prompts

•Teacher Agenda, including notes resources about this Guide

•Summary of the Book

•Rubric for assessing Narrative Writing

•General Writing Rubric

•Complete Answer Key

•Common Core Alignment Documentation for Grades 3-4

ISBN: 978-1-938913-75-4


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