Roll of Thunder - A Novel Unit

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6th, 7th, 8th
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This packet includes twelve double-sided, easy to use, reproducibles for the novel unit, Roll of Thunder, written by Mildred Taylor.

Each of the twelve worksheets covers a single chapter of the novel. They provide a purpose while the students read, increasing their comprehension of the story. Each chapter focuses on a number of lessons that enrich vocabulary, improve understanding of story elements, and develop figurative language skills. Lesson topics include:

VOCABULARY:
*Synonyms
*Antonyms
*Sentence Usage
*Visual Representation

STORY ELEMENTS:
*Sequence of Events
*Analyzing Plot - Pros/Cons
*Internal v. External Conflict
*Foreshadowing
*Analyzing Setting
*Characterization - physical descriptions, words, thoughts, and attitude
*Analyzing Character Traits
*Static v. Dynamic Characters
*Comparing/Contrasting Characters
*Analyzing Theme
*Allegory

FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE:
*Similes
*Personification
*Symbolism

Common Core Anchor Standards met with this novel unit are…

Key Ideas and Details:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.1
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.2
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.3

Craft and Structure:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.4
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.5

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.10

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Total Pages
27
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks

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Roll of Thunder - A Novel Unit
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Roll of Thunder - A Novel Unit
Roll of Thunder - A Novel Unit