My Father's Dragon - Ruth Gannett - Interactive Notebook and Novel Study

Grade Levels
2nd, 3rd, 4th
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My Father's Dragon, by Ruth Stiles Gannett: Interactive Notebook and Novel Study Pack

'My Father's Dragon' is a timeless adventure story written by Ruth Stiles Gannett, and now we have a complete novel study and interactive notebook based on this book that is full of fun, engaging activities related to reading, writing, vocabulary, and more! This pack is filled with everything you will need for your novel study in a teacher- and printer-friendly format.

Here are the reading strategies and skills covered:
1. Making connections: text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world
2. Understanding multiple points of view of characters
3. Visualizing
4. Sequencing and retelling important story events
5. Making inferences
6. Making predictions
7. Problem and solution
8. Comparing and contrasting characters

Here is what we include in this thorough novel study and interactive notebook pack:

- For each of the book's 10 chapters, we provide:
1. A reading mini lesson guide for the chapter, describing the teaching objective, how to teach it using 'My Father's Dragon,' and suggestions for how to have students practice
2. An interactive notebook activity using the templates provided that allows students to practice the targeted reading strategy and demonstrate their understandings in their notebook
3. Summary handout of the reading strategy for students to add to their notebooks
4. Photos and descriptions for the teacher to know how to set up the interactive portions
5. 5 key vocabulary terms per chapter
6. Discussion questions for the chapter
7. A short quiz on the chapter's key vocabulary and content of the chapter, with a full answer key
8. A journal response for students to practice writing after reading the chapter
9. A Reader's Theater script, with six roles per chapter

- In addition to all of these components for all of the book's chapters, we also provide:
1. A suggested hands-on project related to the text
2. Letter to Caregivers, to let parents and families know what you and your students will be studying throughout this unit
3. Rubric to provide feedback at the end of the unit

Our students absolutely loved their interactive notebooks and all the activities in this unit, and we know yours will, too!

**Be sure to check out our store for our reading units of study for 2nd grade!
Unit 1: Constructing Our Reading Lives
Unit 2: Flexing Our Reading Muscles
Unit 3: Investigating Characters
Unit 4: Navigating Through Nonfiction
Unit 5: Revving Up For Series Reading
Unit 6: Diving Deeper Into Nonfiction


For more 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade resources, here are all of our Morning Work bundles:
2nd Grade Morning Work Year Long Bundle {Common Core Aligned}
3rd Grade Morning Work Year Long Bundle {Common Core Aligned}
4th Grade Morning Work Year Long Bundle {Common Core Aligned}

We have also combined all of our Morning Work Bundles into a Mega-Bundle at a discounted price!
Morning Work MEGA Bundle for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Grades {Common Core Aligned}


If you have comments or suggestions, please send them our way!


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Be sure to check out our all of our novel studies and interactive notebooks!

Dragon's Milk – Susan Fletcher – Interactive Notebook and Novel Study
Frindle – Andrew Clements – Interactive Notebook and Novel Study
My Father’s Dragon – Ruth Gannett – Interactive Notebook and Novel Study
Number the Stars – Lois Lowry – Interactive Notebook and Novel Study
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing – Judy Blume – Interactive Notebook and Novel Study


Frindle – Andrew Clements – Novel Study Printable Pack
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing – Judy Blume – Novel Study Printable Pack

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