Journey of Oliver K. Woodman Bundle
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This story is a favorite of my students. The author has made this wooden character come alive by the humorous ways people interact with him. clever and witty word play makes this story a children’s favorite. It can be found at Amazon
in Journeys Grade 3, Unit 5, Lesson 23 and other text books.
Writing about Oliver K. Woodman
1. Plot – Somebody, wanted, but, so then foldable
2. Character’s humorous response
3. Point of View Letter
4. Compare Contrast stories
5. Argument essay
6. Mapping activity
7. Timeline recording
8. Sequence with transitions
9. Character analysis
10. 3 Essays ( 2 adapted from Harcourt)
Vocabulary Activities Include
1. Interactive Notebook - 5 words on a page (2 pages)
2. Foldable with all 10 words on one page
3. Vocabulary questions for optional 2-sided foldable
4. Blank version for finding more words
5. Word Wall
6. Word cards
7. Question cards
1. Matching vocabulary quiz – with and without glossary page number required
2. Short Answer Assessment- This page expands on the multiple choice comprehension test provided by Journeys. The addition of text evidence and filling in answers increases rigor.
3. Freebie Test – Multiple choice modified from Harcourt to fit on one page, include page proof, and include questions with multiple answers.
Traveler – Inspirational Quote Writing Prompts and Graphic Organizers
The figurative language of quotes opens up critical thinking to students. They usually begin with literal answers, but by the end of our discussion I’m amazed at so much wisdom from such small bodies.
• If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there.
• Map out your future - but do it in pencil. The road ahead is as long as you make it. Make it worth the trip.
Jon Bon Jovi
Each prompt includes:
1. Formal poster
2. Elementary Poster
3. Full Color Poster
4. Prewrite graphic organizer
5. Organizer with writing space
6. Quote with writing space