Pax Novel Study: Digital + Printable Book Unit [Sara Pennypacker]

Gay Miller
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Choose between printable activities or go paperless with digital resources that are compatible with Google Classroom. This comprehensive unit includes vocabulary practice, comprehension quizzes, constructed response writing prompts with organizers for planning, and language arts lessons to use with your novel study of Pax by Sara Pennypacker.

Be sure to check out all versions of this unit to determine which best fits your teaching style. This is Version #1.

Version #1 - Pax Digital + Printable Book Unit (This product contains the entire printable version + Boom Learning Decks + Google Digital Slides.)

Version #2 - Pax Printable Book Unit (This product contains the entire printable version.)

Version #3 – Pax Abridged Book Unit (This version contains vocabulary practice, comprehension questions, and constructed response writing.)


Boom Learning

· 16 Vocabulary/Comprehension Checks

· Context Clues Practice

· Recognizing Sentence Beginnings Practice

· Types of Conflict in Literature Practice

Activities for Google Slides

· Constructed Response Questions

· Varying Sentence Beginnings

· Foxes and Medicinal Plants Mixed Practice

· Proverbs and Adages

· Types of Conflict in Literature

· Figurative Language

· Context Clues

· Compare and Contrast


Lesson Plans at a Glance


• Vocabulary List (32 focus words)

• Vocabulary Bookmarks

• Vocabulary Word Cards

• Vocabulary Practice Booklet (16 page booklet)

• Vocabulary Test


16 Comprehension Quizzes with multiple choice, sequencing, matching, and short answer


17 Constructed Writing Questions/Aligned to the Common Core State Standards

Skill Practice/ Aligned to the Common Core State Standards

· Varying Sentence Beginnings Organizer

· Varying Sentence Beginnings Practice

· Foxes and Medicinal Plants Printables

· Proverbs and Adages Organizer

· Proverbs and Adages Practice

· Proverbs and Adages BINGO

· Conflict Organizer

· Conflict Practice

· Figurative Language Response Cards

· Figurative Language Organizers

· Context Clues Organizers

· Context Clues Games and Printables

· Compare and Contrast Organizers

· Compare and Contrast Practice

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Total Pages
225 Printable + Activities for Google Slides + Boom Learning Decks
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.
Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Consult reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation and determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases.
Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., photograph, photosynthesis).


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