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Janitor's Boy Novel Unit Plus Grammar

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This is a novel unit created to cover many of the Common Core Standards for grades 4-8.

The following items are included in this product:

(1) A PDF file of the unit

Also to help you teach some of the lessons for the unit, I included:

(2) A 23-slide PowerPoint on Figurative Language which includes a quiz
(3) A 42-slide PowerPoint on Literary Elements which includes quizzes

Table of Contents for the PDF File:

Literature Circle Roles:
Quote Locator
Character Definer
Character Definer

Handout of Story Elements
Information About the Book
Main Idea and Textual Evidence
Fun with Figurative Language
Vocabulary List and Chapter Notes for this book
Activity for Thought: A Great Beginning
Text-Dependent Questions
Nouns: Common, Proper; Singular and Plural; Abstract and Concrete
Words, Words, Words!
Prepositional Phrases
Subjects and Predicates
Point of View: How important is it?

The Power of Inference: The Educated Guess
Comparison and Contrast
Antagonist, Protagonist, Mood, and a character
Main Events
A Letter to a character
Main Idea and Details
Character Event and Picture
Create a Bookmarker
Who? What? Where? When? Why?
Analyzing a character
Characters with Character!
Prepositional Phrases
Clauses, Simple Sentences, Complex Sentences, Compound Sentences, and
Compound Complex Sentences
Describing a character
Subjects and Predicates and Summary
A Change of Scenery
After Reading Activities:
Favorite Part of this book
A Good Ending?
An Example of the Theme of a Story
Identifying the Theme
Final Open Book Test for this book
Story Elements Quiz

Answer Pages
Answers to Story Elements Quiz
Answers to Grammar Activities
Rubrics for Writing Activities
Answers for: Clauses, Simple Sentences, Complex Sentences, Compound Sentences, and Compound Complex Sentences.
Answers for Grammar Activities and Other Activities with Specific Answers

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