James and the Giant Peach: Reading Response Activities and Projects

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This activity pack for James and the Giant Peach, by Roald Dahl, contains 66 pages of Common Core-aligned reading response activities. Focuses include character analysis, figurative language, and vocabulary.

All Common Core activities have the Common Core code listed in the bottom corner, providing focus. Graphic organizers are easily adapted for every learner. Creative projects and tasks keep your students engaged.

This resource includes:

1) 31 Reading Response Activities (aligned with Common Core):
*James' Seagull Plan
*Cause and Effect (2 versions and blank template)
*Comic Strip
*A Growing Conflict
*Obstacles
*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

2) 4 anchor posters that complement student activities (in both color and b/w):
*Story Elements
*Character Analysis
*Figurative Language
*Setting

3) Complete Vocabulary List:
*Includes definitions
*Organized by chapter and page number

4) Culminating Project Choices:
*10 creative projects for students to complete at the end of the book

5) Vocabulary Assessment for the end of the book

6) Answer keys for everything

7) Table of Contents for easy navigation and planning

8) Activity Packet cover page

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Jennifer Hester
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Total Pages
69
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks

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