Novel Study for ANY Text, Lit Circles, Independent Reading - Distance Learning

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No resources? No problem! This bundle of EDITABLE print-ready AND digital resources is here to save your time and sanity! The 30 pages of different activities, graphic organizers, worksheets, and resources will allow you to efficiently create your own novel unit for ANY text. The resources are print-ready, but they are editable so that you can easily make them more specific to a text or customize them for your unique group of learners. To make teaching & learning even easier, this resource comes with digital version of ALL activities via Google slides. (AKA: The best of both worlds!)

These engaging resources will help your students reach essential ELA skills, such as citing textual evidence, analyzing direct/indirect characterization, analyzing point of view, analyzing the effect of word choice, analyzing character development, analyzing theme, analyzing author's choices, vocabulary, and MORE! Whether it's through the Character Instagram, Character Funeral, or Theme Visual Notes, students will be ENGAGED and CHALLENGED with these resources.



  • Before You Read Sheet


  • Close Reading Annotation Organizer
  • Vocabulary Graphic Organizer
  • Direct Characterization Graphic Organizer
  • Indirect Characterization Graphic Organizer
  • Point of View Analysis Graphic Organizer
  • Analyzing Author’s Choices Graphic Organizer
  • Effect of Word Choice Graphic Organizer
  • Character Development Graphic Organizer
  • Character Texting Activity
  • Character Trading Cards Activity
  • Character/Setting Post Cards Activity
  • Character Instagram Activity
  • Character Obituary, Elegy, or Elegy Writing Task + Funeral Activity


  • Determining Theme Visual Notes
  • Theme: 3 Approaches Graphic Organizer
  • Create Your Own Cover Activity


  • Extended Response Assessment: Theme
  • Extended Response: Character Development
  • Extended Response Assessment: Theme RUBRIC
  • Extended Response: Character Development RUBRIC


  • Blank Template (Add your own content!)

Looking for something else to be added to this bundle? Email me at and I'll see what I can do. :)

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30 pages
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