Little House in the Big Woods Novel Study Unit

Grade Levels
3rd - 5th, Homeschool
Standards
Formats Included
  • PDF
Pages
45 pages
$7.00
$7.00
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Description

This novel study for the book Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder can save hours of prep for your literature circles or guided reading groups. Daily comprehension practice requires students to focus on text analysis and responding to literature, and the vocabulary focus builds word knowledge and academic vocabulary.

This no-fluff novel study for Little House in the Big Woods is engaging for students, and it doesn't overwhelm your readers with countless chapter questions that just require them to regurgitate the text.

Standards-aligned & perfect for novel studies, small group book clubs or lit circles, independent reading, or as a way to monitor and teach during read-aloud.

Skills addressed:

✔Character Traits & Relationships

✔Analyzing Text Quotes

✔Respond to Literature

✔Cause & Effect

✔ Main Idea & Summary

✔Inferring & Drawing Conclusions

And more!

Product Contents:

• Instructional planning guide

• 3 paper-saving novel study trifolds - up to 15 instructional days - color & blackline

• 3 weekly word of the day flip books for text-based vocabulary

• Matching cut & paste comprehension prompts for interactive journals

• Easy-to-follow directions for printing & prep

• Trifold Answer keys

Benefits of Trifolds over Traditional Novel Units:

❑ Foldable format provides novelty and encourages student engagement

❑ Daily comprehension focus builds reading comprehension skills vs. plot recall

❑ Less overwhelming to reluctant readers and writers

❑ Requires deep analysis and application of text-based knowledge

❑ Encourages discussion about skills & strategies

Download the preview to see what is included in this product and for photos of this product in action or check out this blog post to learn more: WHAT ARE TRIFOLD NOVEL STUDIES?

Get this title as part of a Build Your Own Trifold Novel Study Bundle.

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Terms of Use:

© Rebecca Davies. All rights reserved by the author. These materials are intended for personal use by a single classroom only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. For use in multiple classrooms, please purchase additional licenses. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. See product file for clip art and font credits.

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Total Pages
45 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 4–5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

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