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Peak by Roland Smith Comprehensive Literature Unit

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3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
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This 70-page unit includes everything you need to thoroughly teach Peak by Roland Smith.

In this unit, you will receive in a zipped folder in PDF form:
o Peak Unit Overview
o A 70-page Student Pack
o A 70-page Answer Key
o Scoring Checklist for the Visualization Activity
o Game Cards for the Vocabulary Review Activity

The unit starts with a building background knowledge Internet activity to help students understand the setting of the novel. From there, I divided the book into ten sections. For each section, you will find:
-Vocabulary words with an activity
-Comprehension check (short answer, cause and effect, or important terms/quotes)
-Discussion questions that require the students to make inferences, predictions, and connections
-Literary device analysis
-Ready strategy application

Literary Devices include:
Point of View
Characterization (Direct vs. Indirect; Protagonist, Antagonist, Obstacle and Foil; Round vs. Flat; Dynamic vs. Static)
Similes
Metaphors
Analogies
Personification
Conflict (Human vs. Self, Human, Society, Nature and Fate)
Foreshadowing
Theme

Reading Strategies include:
Visualization (Drawing and Drama)
Making Connections
Retelling
Building Background Knowledge
Making Inferences
Clarify
Analyze
Synthesize

My students love this unit, and I am sure yours will, too!

Total Pages
70
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Month

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Peak by Roland Smith Comprehensive Literature Unit
Peak by Roland Smith Comprehensive Literature Unit
Peak by Roland Smith Comprehensive Literature Unit
Peak by Roland Smith Comprehensive Literature Unit