New Kid by Jerry Craft Lesson Plans

Grade Levels
6th - 9th
Formats Included
  • Google Slides™
53 pages
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New Kid by Jerry Craft novel study is an ELA grades 5-9 lesson that includes all lessons necessary for a successful graphic novel unit. Your learners will enjoy the rigor and creativity of these engaging activities built from best teaching practices.


1. Introductory activity-paper dance party

2. Reading comprehension

3. Figurative language questions

4. Identity collage

5. Inference quotes

6. Activity for Kwanzaa

7. Malapropisms activity

8. Graphic organizers

9. PowerPoint on how to read a graphic novel

10. Questions on how to read a graphic organizer

11. Short story assignment

12. Exposition assignment

13. Multiple bonus activities

14. One-pager assignment

15. Teacher direction page

16. Teacher Keys

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Total Pages
53 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 month
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.


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