Love that Dog Novel Study: A Literature Unit with Questions & Vocabulary

Grade Levels
4th - 6th, Homeschool
Standards
Formats Included
  • PDF
Pages
30 pages
$7.00
$7.00
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Description

This novel unit for Love that Dog by Sharon Creech can save you hours of prep for your literature circles or book clubs. 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 10-day printable Love that Dog novel study engages students, but 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 a read aloud.

Your download will include:

• Instructional planning guide

• 2 paper-saving novel study trifolds - color & blackline

• 2 weekly word of the day flip books for text-based vocabulary - color & blackline

• Easy-to-follow directions for printing & prep

• Trifold Answer keys

Skills addressed:

✔Inferring

✔Analyzing Text

✔Examining Author's Craft

✔Character Development

✔Descriptive Language

✔Point of View

And so much more!

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

Also available for books by Sharon Creech:

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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
30 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
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.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.

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