This Novel Study includes lesson, presentations and trackers while reading the novel. Projects and assessments for after reading.
Chapter Tracking- This location tracker asks students to track events, settings, summarizing, viewpoint, and opinions.
Reading Comprehension Skills: These can be used throughout the book while teaching the mini-lessons that focus on common core skills.
Character Traits vs. Character Emotions Figurative Language
Map it – Use the NJ map to track locations that the characters travel and learn about.
Writing Project- End of book writing projects - Focus on different genres:
Project 1- Writing a narrative to extend the text- add a chapter, have Nicky visit your own hometown
Project 2- Creating a scrapbook of the summer adventures, Narrative writing piece from a different viewpoint and informational research of locations
Prezi – Use the Prezi in order to help students visualize different locations. They can also place the locations on a map of NJ. Students who are also learning the regions of NJ can make connections to their social studies curriculum.
End of Book Assessment