Kadir Nelson We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball Nonfiction Unit

Kadir Nelson We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball Nonfiction Unit
Kadir Nelson We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball Nonfiction Unit
Kadir Nelson We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball Nonfiction Unit
Kadir Nelson We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball Nonfiction Unit
Kadir Nelson We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball Nonfiction Unit
Kadir Nelson We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball Nonfiction Unit
Kadir Nelson We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball Nonfiction Unit
Kadir Nelson We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball Nonfiction Unit
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Comments from buyers: “The Massachusetts Unit, while free, was way too difficult for my students. This unit is very similar in terms of the CEPA but the text dependent questions are what really drew me to this unit. The organization and graphics dedicated to each page is a plus too!” “I am a resource teacher and I bought this to help one of my kids with her gen ed reading assignment. This is very comprehensive and filled with useful worksheets.” This is a 95 page Common Core aligned book study for the nonfiction text, We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball by Kadir Nelson. This book study teaching unit has everything that you will need to teach and assess the novel. Includes step-by-step instructions for CEPA (Curriculum Embedded Performance Assessment) plus FUN dice game where students answer comprehension questions to move from start to finish. The Table of Contents makes finding information quick and easy.
ALL ANSWER KEYS ARE INCLUDED.

Lexile 900L

Included in this Nonfiction Book Study Guide:

Introductory and Informational Materials:
▸Teaching Notes
▸Close Reading Strategies for Nonfiction Texts
▸CCSS Checklists for grades 4 - 7

Vocabulary Building Materials:
▸Vocabulary Master List
▸“Mark My Words” Student Vocabulary Bookmark
▸Word Wall Cards
▸Vocabulary and Definition Cards
▸Vocabulary Quiz (answer key included)

Student Packet (divided by chapters) featuring:
▸Vocabulary
▸Chapter Questions
▸Focused Instruction on Figurative Language and Synonyms & Antonyms
▸Discussion Questions
▸Writing Prompts


Supplemental Worksheets and Projects:
▸Greek and Latin Roots Worksheet
▸Research Project Note Sheets and Research Model

Easy to Grade Assessments:
▸Vocabulary Quiz (matching)
▸Review Quiz (M/C)

Common Core Standards utilized with this unit:
R.I. 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.7, 4.8, 4.10
R.I. 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.8, 5.10
R.I. 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.6, 6.8
R.I. 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.6, 7.8
L. 4.4, 4.5, 4.6
L. 5.4, 5.5, 5.6
L. 6.4, 6.5, 6.6
L. 7.4, 7.5, 7.6

Skills addressed in this book study guide include:
▸point of view
▸providing textual support for ideas/identifying supporting details in the text
▸analyzing illustrations
▸determine meaning from context clues
▸using a dictionary
▸figurative language
▸determining literal vs. nonliteral meanings
▸summarizing
▸understanding the narrator’s voice
▸cause and effect
▸main idea
▸synonyms and antonyms
▸Greek and Latin roots
▸identify the central argument in a selection of text
▸compare and contrast
▸ idioms

Curriculum tie-ins:
▸Black History / African American History
▸baseball
▸20th century American history

***UPDATED AND IMPROVED in July 2017***
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