Masterpiece Novel Study Unit
This is a reading comprehension activity guide and answer key for Masterpiece by Elise Broach. This guide contains 31 pages of activities (63 total pages including the answer key, assessments, and scoring rubrics).
Masterpiece is about a beetle named Marvin who lives with his family under the kitchen sink in the PompadayÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½s apartment in New York City. James, an 11-year old boy who lives in the apartment, becomes friends with Marvin. When James gets an ink set from his dad for his birthday, a long friendship begins, along with a mysteryÃ¢ï¿½Â¦
This is one of the most comprehensive reading packets you will find directly related to this book. Included are comprehension questions for each chapter with an emphasis on reading strategies such as visualizing, summarizing, predicting, making connections, and many more. Also included is a list of key vocabulary words broken down by chapter. Grading rubrics are included for assessing your studentsÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½ understanding of the key reading strategies, end of the novel extension activities, and for the comprehension guide itself.
The Reading Common Core Standards that are met are as follows: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.
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