Novel: Masterpiece by Elise Broach
Lesson plan: Vocabulary & Word Study
Reading Common Core Standard: 4
This is a 5-page vocabulary word study for the novel Masterpiece by Elise Broach. Masterpiece is about a beetle named Marvin who lives with his family under the kitchen sink in the Pompaday's 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 for drawing from his dad for his birthday, a long friendship begins...
Included are over 100 plus words from the story broken down by chapter and page number, which makes it easy for the students to find the words in the book. Also included is a teacher ANSWER KEY with all the correct definitions of the words. You can use the vocabulary words for: word studies, spelling, or vocabulary building. Included in this is also 8 "Vocab" cards that can be used to help extend the meanings of the words.
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