Poppy Novel Unit by Avi

Poppy Novel Unit by Avi
Poppy Novel Unit by Avi
Poppy Novel Unit by Avi
Poppy Novel Unit by Avi
Poppy Novel Unit by Avi
Poppy Novel Unit by Avi
Poppy Novel Unit by Avi
Poppy Novel Unit by Avi
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This is a zipped file with two secure PDF files for Poppy by Avi, book two of the Poppy Stories. The resource is a low prep novel unit and includes a student PDF with all student activity pages that teachers can print as a novel study packet for reading groups or print individual pages as needed. The second PDF has teacher notes, answer keys, and student samples.

The Poppy story follows a timid deer mouse on a quest for a better life for her family. The novel provides many opportunities to talk about seeking answers, facing challenges, and bullying. It is a great mentor text to use for descriptive writing, figurative language, identifying tone and mood, and recognizing a hero's journey. There are many activities from which to choose depending on the reading level of your students.

Resource Includes:

CCSS (4th grade)

Vocabulary List for each chapter

Reading Comprehension Questions for each chapter (2-5 questions per chapter)

Character Chart

Compare/Contrast Animal Roles in the story to animal behavior in the wild (mini research activity)

Population Growth Line Graph

Write Lungwort's Speech to Mr. Ocax from the POV of Lungwort

Owl Pellets reading Comprehension Passage

Character Opinion v Reader's Opinion of Mr. Ocax

Describe and Design a Mouse Room

Figurative Language-- similes and alliteration

Secondhand v Firsthand Information

Parts of a Story Plot Map

Theme

Hero's Journey Persuasive Writing-- Is Poppy a hero?

Enrichment Activity Suggestions:

Design a map of Dimwood Forest region and trace Poppy's travels (social studies integration)

Food Web (science integration)

Teacher notes, answer keys, and student samples for all pages except vocabulary.

**Page count includes student pages and teacher pages**

To view more of my literature units for upper elementary students CLICK HERE.

novel unit, literature unit, reading groups, literature circles, read aloud, hero's journey

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Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
Total Pages
69 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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