Novel Study Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar -- includes DIGITAL resource options

Novel Study Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar -- includes DIGITAL resource options
Novel Study Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar -- includes DIGITAL resource options
Novel Study Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar -- includes DIGITAL resource options
Novel Study Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar -- includes DIGITAL resource options
Novel Study Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar -- includes DIGITAL resource options
Novel Study Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar -- includes DIGITAL resource options
Novel Study Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar -- includes DIGITAL resource options
Novel Study Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar -- includes DIGITAL resource options
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Comments from buyers: “I perused several novel studies for Fuzzy Mud, and this was the best I found! Great variety of activities, excellent questions, and it looks fabulous! Wonderful quality.” “Tremendous amount of information here.” “This pack has tons of resources and lessons. I haven't used them all but it is nice to pick and choose.” Google Drive options are ideal for 1:1 schools or those incorporating technology use in lessons.

This is a 109 page common-core aligned no prep novel study for Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar, created by My Reading Resources. This novel study teaching unit has everything that you will need to teach and assess the novel. The Table of Contents makes finding information quick and easy. The 30+ page student packet is perfect for literature circles or independent work.

GO DIGITAL! Choose printed or paperless resources! The student packet, quizzes, and final exam are available as Google Drive™ files. A vocabulary and definitions list is also included to allow you to easily import into Flippity, Kahoot, Quizlet, etc. to create digital flashcards or word games.

The book is a New York Times bestseller! The story’s main characters are Tamaya, a fifth grade girl, and Marshall, a seventh grade boy. The two have been walking to and from Woodridge Academy together since elementary school. But their routine is disrupted when bully Chad Hilligas challenges Marshall to a fight. To avoid the conflict, Marshall takes a shortcut home through the off-limits woods. They soon get lost. And then they find trouble. Bigger trouble than anyone could ever have imagined. In the days and weeks that follow, the authorities and the U.S. Senate become involved, and what they uncover might affect the future of the world. (Lexile 700)

ALL ANSWER KEYS ARE INCLUDED.

Included in this Novel Study Guide:

Introductory and Informational Materials:

▸List of links to related lesson plans, videos, and information to help your students make connections between the book and the real world

▸CCSS Checklists for grades 3 – 6

Vocabulary Building Materials:

▸Master Vocabulary List (digital option)

▸”Mark My Words” Student Vocabulary Bookmark

▸Word Wall Cards

▸Vocabulary and Definition Cards

▸Vocabulary Crossword Puzzles (section vocabulary quizzes – answer keys included)

▸Final Vocabulary Quiz (answer key included)

Student Packet (digital options) (divided into 3 sections) featuring:

▸Vocabulary

▸Chapter Questions

▸Focused Information and Questions on Figurative Language and Foreshadowing

▸Discussion Questions

▸Writing Prompts

▸Student Projects

Skill Building Activities and Worksheets: (all in printed and paperless student packets)

▸ Word Choice Graphic Organizer to help students gain a deeper understanding of the power of word choice

▸Character Compare and Contrast Graphic Organizer

Activities Included in this Book Study:

▸Fuzzy Mud Question and Answer Dice Game

Assessments:

▸Vocabulary Crossword Section Quizzes (3)

▸Final Vocabulary Quiz (matching) (digital option-Google Forms™)

▸Whole-Book Final Exam (M/C) (digital option-Google Forms™)

Common Core Standards utilized with this unit:

R.L. 3.1, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.7, 3.10

R.L. 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.6, 4.10

R.L. 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.6, 5.7, 5.10

R.L. 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5, 6.6

L. 3.4, 3.5

L. 4.4, 4.5

L. 5.4, 5.5

L. 6.4, 6.5

W. 3.1

W. 4.1, W. 4.7, W. 4.9a

W. 5.1, W. 5.7, W. 5.9a

W. 6.1, W. 6.7

Skills addressed in this book study guide include:

▸determining word meaning using a range of strategies

▸figurative language (similes, metaphors, hyperbole, idioms)

▸literal/nonliteral meanings

▸Latin/Greek roots

▸synonyms

▸provide textual support for answers

▸foreshadowing

▸making predictions

▸symbolism

▸understanding how illustrations contribute to the message conveyed by the words in a story

▸understand/describe the feelings of a character

▸describe how a character’s traits affect the plot of the story

▸summarize

▸discuss character development throughout the story

▸compare and contrast characters

▸describe problem/conflict and resolution

▸compare and contrast the environmental disaster in the book with a real-life environmental disaster (student project)

▸sequencing/create a timeline (student project)

Curriculum tie-ins or occasions:

▸bullying

▸DNA

▸cell division / mitosis

▸epidemics

▸environmental disasters

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Total Pages
100+
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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