Combine science and ELA with this NO PREP novel study with an emphasis on environmental science.
This is a 100+ page Common Core aligned complete novel study for The Missing ‘Gator of Gumbo Limbo by Jean Craighead George.
This book 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. ALL ANSWER KEYS ARE INCLUDED.
BONUS: Includes 50+ page PDF presentation on Everglades ecology. Discusses Everglades habitats, producers, consumers, food chains and food webs, animal classifications, specific species found in the Everglades, animal behaviors and adaptations, the impact of humans on the Everglades, and conservation.
Included in This Novel Study:
Introductory and Informational Materials:
▸Meet Jean Craighead George Author Study
▸List of websites to extend learning
▸CCSS Checklists for grades 3 – 5
▸Everglades Ecology Classroom Presentation (PDF)
Vocabulary Building Materials:
▸Word Wall Cards
▸Vocabulary and Definition Cards
▸Vocabulary Quiz (answer key included)
Student Packet (divided by chapters) featuring:
▸Short Answer Questions
▸Focused Instruction on Figurative Language, Synonyms/Antonyms, and Adjectives
Supplemental Worksheets and Activities:
▸Code Breaker Worksheet
▸Q&A File Folder Dice Game
▸Vocabulary Review Quiz (matching)
▸Review Quiz (M/C and write a review)
Common Core Standards Utilized with This Unit:
R.L. 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.10
R.L. 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.10
R.L. 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5
L. 3.2g, 3.4, 3.4d, 3.5, 3.5a, 3.6
L. 4.2d, 4.4c, 4.5, 4.5a,b,c,d
L. 5.2e, 5.4, 5.4c, 5.5, 5.5a,b,c, 5.6
Skills addressed in this book study guide include:
▸figurative language (recognizing and explaining)
▸point of view
▸synonyms and antonyms
▸compare and contrast
▸determining character traits
▸identifying and using adjectives
▸providing textual support for answers
▸cause and effect
NOW INCLUDES my 60 slide PowerPoint presentation!
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