Poppy Literature Unit, with Close Reading Activity

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Poppy is a wonderful book by the well-known author, Avi. This literature unit for Poppy contains all you need to enjoy this book with your students. The unit is designed to be used with a small group or your whole class

The Poppy Literature Unit with Close Reading includes:
-Meeting and Discussion guide set up to cover the book in 5 meetings which can cover 3 to 5 weeks, depending on meeting frequency. The first meeting is to get acquainted with the book and look over the assignment to discuss the first set of chapters.
Meetings 2, 3, 4, and 5 include a discussion guide, students sharing Thinking Notes and questions from their Question Tree. Students discuss 3 vocabulary words from their Know No activity.

There are also 4 (2 page) Comprehension Checks, one for each set of chapters. The Comprehension Check has a Word Splash where the students write a sentence for each chapter about the important events using words from the book. Then there are 7 questions to answer.


Materials include;
Meeting and Planning Guide
Thinking Note Organize to hold sticky notes question
Question Tree for surface and below the surface questions
Vocabulary List and 2 versions of the Vocabulary Know No activity

Comprehension Checks are for sets of chapters:
Set A chapters 1, 2, 3, 4
Set B chapters 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Set C chapters 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
Set D chapters 16, 17, 18, 19, 20

-Directions and printables for putting together Literature Folders
-Directions and printables for final book project: Lapbook with 9 elements covering the setting, characters and the plot.

-Close Reading Activity for each set of chapters. The close reading activity is for one page from the book. The teacher will need to copy that page for the students to use during the close reading activity. A set of discussions questions for the 3 re-readings is included. The questions for each reading takes the students deeper into understanding the text.

********New! Editable Vocabulary and Close Reading Passages *********

Created by Debbie Crockett
Copyright © 2014 Debbie Crockett
All rights reserved by author.

Purchasing this product gives you permission to use it in one classroom. Please purchase additional licenses if you plan on sharing this with other classrooms.
Total Pages
53
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks

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Poppy Literature Unit, with Close Reading Activity
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Poppy Literature Unit, with Close Reading Activity
Poppy Literature Unit, with Close Reading Activity
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