One Crazy Summer Novel Study (One Crazy Summer Chapter Questions)

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Grade Levels
4th - 6th, Homeschool
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132 pages
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Looking for a way to get your students referring to the text as they answer questions about the book One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia? This novel study is just what you need! All activities are text based and page numbers are included!

What's included:
* Comprehension quiz for every chapter
* Compare and Contrast activity for every 2 chapters
* Skill sheets for Common Core Literature Standards grade 4-6:
- Theme
- Plot Line
- Character Studies
- Point of View
- Questioning
- Compare and Contrast stories/characters
- Setting
- Summarizing
* Unit plans for three weeks of reading
* Charts detailing the Common Core Standards and which skill sheets address them
* Student Workbook cover page
* Vocabulary words, definitions and activities
* Writing Prompts
* Detailed Answer Keys

One Crazy Summer is a wonderful story that can be used in a variety of ways. Choose to read it as a whole class, read aloud, in guided reading groups, in literature circles or let students read it independently using One Crazy Summer Novel Study as a guide. Great for independent summer reading.

One Crazy Summer brings to life a summer in Oakland, California learning about the Black Panthers and their fight for African American rights. The story is told through the eyes of Delphine, as she and her sisters visit the mother who abandoned them when they were very young. This novel study provides everything you need to spend the summer with them while hitting your common core goals with no worries about prep time.

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Happy Reading!

Lindsey Graf

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Total Pages
132 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.


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