Common Core Aligned
This is a Novel Study
about My Side of the Mountain
, by Jean Craighead George. The activities focus on context clues
and story conflict
. The goal of the lesson is to explore how Sam Gribley's environment and interactions with people affect his ability to survive in the forests of the Catskill Mountains. Students also have the opportunity to practice using context clues to define unfamiliar words.
The package includes a Power Point Show (97/2004) with 13 slides, the Teacher Notes Companion (PDF format) with 16 pages, and the Student Companion which includes 22 student pages and an 11-page answer key (33 pages in total). The student pages include:
Context Clue Exercises
Questions about Character Conflict
Analyzing Story Quotes
Great resource to use on your Promethean Interactive Whiteboard or on your SmartBoards!
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My Side of the Mountain (PPT): Context Clues and Conflict by Trista Lanette Pollard NBCT
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