Marvin gets his feelings hurt by his teacher because of “mean words”– and he learns the effect that words have can be very important in this wonderful Suzy Kline book! This is a great book for reluctant readers, as the characters are very real, funny – and far from perfect!!! This 47 page journal includes many graphic organizers, constructed response questions and a week's worth of activities and story elements. This journal can be used a few pages at a time or as a packet. Can also be used for assessment purposes.
The journal includes:
-Fiction vs. nonfiction
-What do you know about...
-Questions/answers while reading
-4-5 Comprehension questions per chapter
-Writing prompts: Write About It, Think About It...Text to self
-Beginning, middle, end
-Sketch important events
-Student rating page
-Character Traits - Jake and Mrs. Karp
-Friendly letter writing to character
-Vocabulary cards for students
-Focus wall vocab. cards
-Author’s viewpoint graphic organizer
-ABC order – vocab. words
-Questions/Answers while reading
-Summing it up – what did you learn?
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