Little House in the Big Woods Novel Packet {Easy to Grade! Print and Go!}

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3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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This ready-to-use packet contains vocabulary, worksheets, quizzes, and discussion questions, as well as many extras including, a writing graphic organizer, coloring page, and word search. The materials are designed for busy teachers. All lessons, worksheets, and activities are easy to use and easy to grade.

These versatile printables can be used by students who are reading the book independently, book groups, as part of a social studies unit, or during whole-class, integrated reading instruction.

For the price of one paperback, this download is ready to print and go!

Students will:
- locate vocabulary in the text,
- use context clues to make meaning,
- sequence events,
- use a word bank to fill in blanks,
- identify details and events from the text,
- change inaccurate words to make false statements true, and
- match traits to book characters.

For easy reference this packet also includes:
- chapter headings with page numbers,
- chapter-by-chapter vocabulary with page numbers and definitions,
- questions for group discussion,
- vocabulary matching practice/quiz,
- whole book practice/quiz, and
- full-page answer keys for every worksheet or activity page.

Extension activities include:
- topics for compare and contrast using Venn diagram (included),
- writing prompts and details for possible responses (prewriting graphic organizer and sample response included), and
- suggestions for differentiated sequencing activities.

This Accelerated Reader book is written at a fifth grade, third month (5.3) reading level and is worth five (5) points-- current March 2013-- please verify through online AR Book Finder.

Contents of Unit Include:
* Notes to the Teacher
* What's Happening During the 1870's in America?
* Numbered Chapter Guide for LHITBW
* Practice and Answer Keys
- Chapters 1-3
- Chapters 4-6
- Chapters 7-9
- Chapters 10-13
* Review/Quiz and Answer Keys
- Chapters 1-3
- Chapters 4-6
- Chapters 7-9
- Chapters 10-13
* Vocabulary List and Study Guide LHITBW
* Vocabulary Word Search and Answer Key
* Vocabulary Matching Review/Quiz LHITBW and Answer Key
* Unit Review/Quiz for Whole Book LHITBW and Answer Key
* Discussion/Essay Questions w/ Possible Responses
* Nuts and Bolts Essay Response Prewriting Template
* Nuts and Bolts Sample Essay Response Prewriting
* Other Extension Activities (sequencing, summarizing, etc.)
* Then and Now Venn Diagram Template (compare and contrast)
* Coloring Page for LHITBW

***To assess how these materials will best serve your instructional purposes, please review the complete, product download. Thank you!***

This product relates to the following CCSS standard(s). Please note that this list may represent only a partial list of all standards and/or strands that apply.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.1 - 5.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.3 - 5.3 Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.4 - 4.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.5 Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.6 Distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or those of the characters.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.3.3c Decode multisyllable words.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.3.4 - 5.4 Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.3.4a - 5.4a Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.3.4b - 5.4b Read grade-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.3.4c - 5.4c Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.2 - 5.2 Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.4.3 - 5.3 Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.4.3a - 5.3a Use combined knowledge of all letter-sound correspondences, syllabication patterns, and morphology (e.g., roots and affixes) to read accurately unfamiliar multisyllabic words in context and out of context.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.5 Explain how a series of chapters, scenes, or stanzas fits together to provide the overall structure of a particular story, drama, or poem.

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Little House in the Big Woods Novel Packet  {Easy to Grade
Little House in the Big Woods Novel Packet  {Easy to Grade
Little House in the Big Woods Novel Packet  {Easy to Grade
Little House in the Big Woods Novel Packet  {Easy to Grade
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