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James and the Giant Peach Roald Dahl Novel Study Common Core

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James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
An In-Depth Novel Study for Grades 3-8

I also have a Novel Study for: The Witches 215+ Page Novel Study

This Product Includes:
1] Novel to Film Resources–55+Pages

2] Roald Dahl Children’s Books Conventions

Product/Materials Preface:

This visually pleasing and sophisticated book study is a series of original and unique Common Core activities for Roald Dahl’s fantasy novel James and the Giant Peach. You will find no other resource like this on TpT! In the story James Henry Potter embarks on a grand trans-Atlantic journey inside of giant peach. This is the second of my novel studies for Roald Dahl and will be part of my future Author Study bundle.

This 235+ page book study comes with a multitude of Common Core activities for rigorous and meaningful instruction! These original items will work perfectly as a Part of a Unit of Study in Fiction and its Related Literary Themes. The activities will also make excellent Bulletin Board Ideas! The materials provided can definitely be used for up to a 6 Week ELA Unit and are interchangeable between the 3-8 grade levels and for ELL and SpEd. You can easily differentiate your lessons in a variety of ways.

Perfect For:

< Read-Alouds, Shared, and Independent Reading
< Literature Circles and Book Clubs
< Guided Reading Groups
< Homework & Assessments
< Common Core Literature Standards
< Text Dependent Activities

Includes Planning Templates:

< Common Core Anchor Standard Progress Report
< Author Study Planner Template
< 6 Week Planner, Daily Planner Templates
< ELA Workshop Model Planner
< Standards Organizer Template
< Reading Log & Reading Book List
< Common Core Reading Anchor Standard Posters

Resources & Activities:

< Author & Illustrator Biography Card with Timelines GOs
< Chapter List, Character List, Literary Element Overview
< Character Cut Outs and Bulletin Board Tags and Labels
< Comic Book Writing Templates, Creative Writing Prompts
< Letter Writing Templates, a Newspaper Article Template
< Response to Literature Templates
< Reading Strategies: Cause & Effect, Comparing & Contrasting, Author’s Purpose, Sequencing, Inferring, Speculating, Determining Importance, KWL, etc.
< Story Element Activities: POV, Characterization, Plot, Conflict, Story Events, Foreshadowing, Suspense, etc.
< High Order Thinking Q&A and Response Templates: Figurative Language, Imagery, Literary Criticism, Universal Theme, Interpretation, Analysis, Evaluation
< Graphic Organizers++++,
< In-Depth Vocabulary Analysis Cards and other unique Activities.
< Literary Element Posters: 7+

Please feel free to ask any questions—
I will definitely respond to all inquiries in a timely fashion.

Please, check out my other products and resources at my teacher store: SophistThoughts™

Hopefully my products will help strengthen your lessons, help your students learn, and make your life easier.
Thank you and enjoy! —J.D. Whitaker

{{Some images used are in the Public Domain}}
Copyright © 2013 James D. Whitaker, SophistThoughts™
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Permission to copy for single classroom use only.
Electronic distribution limited to single classroom use only.
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