James and the Giant Peach Novel Study Unit: comprehension, activities, tests

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This 124 page novel study for James and the Giant Peach, by Roald Dahl, includes vocabulary and comprehension by chapter, reading response activities, Culminating Project Choices, and more.

Open-ended questions and graphic organizers are easily adaptable to every type of learner. You will love the student-friendly resources that also include Common Core codes in the bottom corner.

Your students will practice critical thinking, learn reading strategies, analyze characters, express opinions, think about themes, and delve into figurative language.

This is a well-rounded, no-prep unit that will engage your students and sharpen their reading skills. Perfect for whole class, small group, or even independent study.

Your purchase includes:

1) A Student Packet, organized by every 3 chapters. Each section includes:
*Quickwrite-Warms up students' brains before the reading.
*Vocabulary-Practice with 3 new words.
*True/False, Sequencing, or Multiple Choice.
*Comprehension and Analysis-2 short answer questions.
*Beyond-Fun, challenging activities that may include art, brainstorming, or writing.

2) 31 additional Reading Response Activities (aligned with Common Core):
*James' Seagull Plan
*Cause and Effect (2 versions and blank template)
*Comic Strip
*A Growing Conflict
*Theme Thoughts
*Character Analysis Wheel
*Wanted poster
*Character Interactions (2 versions and blank template)
*Character Response
*Compare and Contrast: Characters
*You vs. Character
*What Would I Do?
*Point of View: The Americans
*Figurative Language
*Figurative Language Types (1 version and blank template)
*Figurative Language: Similes
*Peachy Personification
*Setting: The Five Senses
*Setting: Using Imagery
*Setting Snapshot
*James and the Giant Peach: The Movie
*Reading Strategy: Predictions
*Word Predictions
*Vocabulary Flash Cards
*My Book Review

3) 4 anchor posters that complement student activities:
*Story Elements
*Character Analysis
*Figurative Language

4) Culminating Project Choices:
*10 creative project choices for students to complete after they finish the book

5) Vocabulary List with definitions
*Organized by chapter and page number

6) Vocabulary Assessment for the end of the book

7) Student Reference Bookmarks

8) Answer keys for everything

9) Table of Contents and Teacher instructions for easy navigation and planning

10) Student Packet cover page

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Roald Dahl Novel Study Growing Bundle

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James the Giant Peach Comprehension

James and the Giant Peach Activities

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James and the Giant Peach Novel Study Unit: comprehension,
James and the Giant Peach Novel Study Unit: comprehension,
James and the Giant Peach Novel Study Unit: comprehension,
James and the Giant Peach Novel Study Unit: comprehension,