With each passing year the responsibilities and demands on those of us in the teaching profession have grown. It is, therefore, a welcomed relief for many to be able to access helpful teaching resources that we can use in our classrooms. These resources are also most helpful for parents that are homeschooling their children.
The study guides authored by Nat Reed have been published by a number of companies. The novel studies are presented chapter-by-chapter and include Before You Read, Vocabulary, Comprehension Questions (including many higher-level thinking questions); as well as many challenging Activities. The novel study includes everything needed to teach the novel including concepts / activities such as: setting, literary devices, research assignments, cloze activities, creative writing assignments, character studies, parts of speech, analogies, synonyms and antonyms, crossword and word search puzzles, studies in conflict, constructing a storyboard and sequence chart. Each unit contains a complete Answer Key.
There are also many Links with the Common Core Standards (U.S.)
The writer of this novel study has had more than 60 curriculum units published. As well as online, these are available in such outlets as Chapters and Staples and most stores for teachers.