Loser Novel Unit for Grades 4-8 Common Core Aligned

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Loser Common Core NO PREP! PRINT AND GO NOVEL UNIT WITH ANSWER KEY!

Jerry Spinelli has done it again with another perfect novel for middle grade to middle school novel study.

This 41-page Loser Novel Unit includes:
• 20-pages of reader response questions
• character analysis focus
• 4-pages of context clue word work
• story map
• figurative language work
• 3-post-reading journal prompts
• student pacing guide
• answer key

Summary of the novel:
Donald Zinkoff is a boy that is enthusiastic about life. He loves his giraffe hat, school, and the idea of becoming a mailman. He has some challenges with school and in fitting in with his peers, but this doesn't change his zest for life until Field Day in fifth grade. Before he heads to middle school he will realize that friendships don't come easy and that not everyone wants him to be on their team. This novel will have your students reflecting on how they treat others and how some people will never be like everyone else, so it is important to respect others no matter what.

The novel does not come with this unit, but FYI:
Interest Level: Grades 4 - 8
Grade level Equivalent: 5.5
Lexile Measure®: 650L
DRA: 50
Guided Reading: U
Type of Book: Chapter Book
Genre:Realistic Fiction
Theme/Subject: Middle School, Individuality, Pride and Self-Esteem

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For End of Novel Projects...

• End of Novel Projects for ANY NOVEL

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Total Pages
41
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 Month

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Loser Novel Unit for Grades 4-8 Common Core Aligned
Loser Novel Unit for Grades 4-8 Common Core Aligned
Loser Novel Unit for Grades 4-8 Common Core Aligned
Loser Novel Unit for Grades 4-8 Common Core Aligned