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Mentor Sentences and Vocabulary for A Separate Peace

Mentor Sentences and Vocabulary for A Separate Peace
Product Description
A Separate Peace, by John Knowles, is full of detailed and strong sentences - perfect to use as mentor sentences. Analyzing the vocabulary and grammar in this novel helps reach common core objectives, while engaging students in reading with a higher thinking process.

This packet allows teachers to incorporate vocabulary and grammar lessons as they teach the literary aspects of A Separate Peace using mentor sentences.

Chapter One
* Vocabulary in context and quiz
* "Looking Closer at Grammar" graphic organizer
* Study of nouns and pronouns worksheets
Chapter Two
* Vocabulary in context and quiz
* "Looking Closer at Grammar" graphic organizer
* Study of adjectives worksheet
Chapter Three
* Vocabulary in context and quiz
* "Looking Closer at Grammar" graphic organizer covering verb choice and author's meaning
* Study of verbs worksheet: action/linking and active/passive voice
Chapter Four:
* Vocabulary in context and quiz
* Study of phrases and clauses, and their punctuation (colon, comma, semicolon) with ten quotes from chapter 4
Chapter Five:
* Vocabulary in context and quiz
* Analysis of punctuation - colons and commas (with clauses, phrases - an extension of chapter 4)
* "Looking Closer at Grammar": commas
Chapter Six:
* Vocabulary in context and quiz
* Looking at word choice - nouns. Students explain the picture provided because of certain nouns
Chapter Seven:
* Vocabulary in context and quiz
* Word choice, context clues
Chapter Eight:
* Vocabulary in context and quiz
* Phrase and clause differentiation worksheet
Chapter Nine:
* Vocabulary in context and quiz
* Study of context clues
Chapter Ten:
* Vocabulary in context and quiz
* Study of commas, semicolons, and dashes within phrases and clauses
Chapter Eleven:
* Vocabulary in context and quiz
* Study of tone and mood from the author's word choices
Chapter Twelve:
* Vocabulary in context and quiz
* Review of previous "in depth grammar" from previous chapters (tone, mood from words, clauses, phrases)
Chapter Thirteen
* Study of types of sentences worksheet
Chapter Thirteen:
* A study of types of sentences and the effect of sentence types on meaning and tone.

My mentor sentences units encourage students to see grammar as part of what they read, instead of a separate (and painful!) exercise.

Check out my other A Separate Peace products:

A Separate Peace multiple choice questions

A Separate Peace Character Infographics
Total Pages
140 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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