Ramona Quimby, Age 8 | Novel Study | Reader Response | *Spin-Off Lesson*

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It's all here! Everything you need for Ramona Quimby, Age 8. This novel study includes over 50 reader response pages and a fun Spin-Off Lesson. Thinking and writing opportunities to enhance the reading experience of this wonderful book by Beverly Cleary. The book is a 1982 Newbery Honor Book. Children love the book.

Over 52 pages:

  • comprehension questions
  • writing prompts
  • graphic organizers
  • character study
  • word study
  • class survey
  • spin-off lesson
  • making connections
  • self-to-text, text-to-text, world-to-text
  • write a story
  • important events
  • sequencing
  • summarizing
  • listening activity
  • book recommendation

When students write about their reading, they improve comprehension skills and reading achievement. Students love to make a reader response folder when reading chapter books like this one. Cover for student folder is included. These reader response pages provide many opportunities for thinking and writing about the text.

*** Spin-Off Lesson*** is a perfect way to engage students in literacy activity. A

spin-off lesson is included in this teaching resource about the song “High Hopes” by Frank Sinatra. This great song is on youtube and it is an excellent springboard for a class discussion on having goals, not giving up and achieving. Students start to see the life lessons in literature when you dig a bit deeper into the text. This “spin-off lesson” is engaging and fun; there are several pages of writing prompts to help with discovering the author’s message in the first chapter. Enjoying literature in this way teaches young readers to read and write with conviction.

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