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Digital Resource - Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, a 180 page/slide Common-Core aligned Complete Literature Guide for the novel by Mildred D. Taylor. It can be used with or without Google Drive (Paperless OR Print and Go) This guide can be used as a Print and Go, but also utilizes Google Docs for the Chapter Questions, Google Slides with Movable Parts for Story Elements and Grammar, and Self-Grading Assessments through Socrative for the Vocabulary Quiz, all Chapter Quizzes, and the Final Test. Save time and copies with assessments that grade themselves! This guide is loaded with high rigor activities and assessments. ALL ANSWER KEYS ARE INCLUDED.
Included with the Digital Resources in this Guide:
Roll of Thunder Interactive Notebook - Digital for Google Classroom
Vocabulary through Quizlet.com
Chapter Questions for All Twelve Chapters through Google Docs
Colorful Story Element Activities through Interactive Google Slides with Movable Parts
Self-Grading Digital Tests Through Socrative:
Vocabulary Quiz - 10 Questions
Chapters 1 - 4 Quiz - 15 questions
Chapters 5 - 8 Quiz - 20 questions
Chapters 9 - 12 Quiz - 12 questions
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Test (Final Test) - 40 Questions
Grammar Activities through Google Slides with Movable Parts (Bonus!)
BUYER NOTE - Although there are PLENTY of paperless Google activities in this bundle, the tests are paperless and self-grading through Socrative.com. Socrative is a FREE online site where teachers can launch quizzes which are self-grading. Teachers simply sign up with a user name and password, and then are able to launch the self-grading tests in this unit. They can even edit them to suit their needs in Socrative.
Included in this Print and Go Literature Guide:
How to Use This Guide
Sample Day by Day 5 week Calendar Schedule
Introductory and Informational Materials:
Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry Poster Set - coloring book pages for bulletin boards
Biography on the author, Mildred Taylor
Links to biographical videos
Informational Text - The Great Depression
Informational Quiz - The Great Depression
Answer Key - Informational Text
-Aligns with Reading Informational Common-Core Standards
Plot Summary (for teacher)
Vocabulary Words, Definitions, and Links to Electronic Flashcards and Games
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Vocabulary Quiz
Answer Key to Vocabulary Quiz
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Spelling Quiz
Answer Key to Spelling Quiz
Speaking and Listening Skills:
(This is NOT Readers' Theatre. This product does NOT contain a play. The activity involves using the dialogue provided in the novel.)
-Aligns with Speaking and Listening Common Core Standards
Chapter by Chapter Questions for all 12 Chapters!
Chapter Questions Coordinate with Weekly Assessments
Answer Keys Included
Reading Literature Assessments:
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Quiz Chapters 1 - 4 (multiple choice)
Answer Key for Quiz Chapters 1- 4
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Quiz Chapters 5 - 8 (multiple choice)
Answer Key for Quiz Chapters 5 - 8
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Quiz Chapters 9 - 12 (multiple choice)
Answer Key for Quiz Chapters 9 - 12
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Final Test (multiple choice/matching)
Answer Key Final Test
- Quizzes/Final Test Align with Reading Literature Common Core
Skill Building Activities and Worksheets:
Elements of Plot Activity – Definitions/Worksheet/Answer Key
Figurative Language Activity – Definitions/Worksheet/Answer Key
The Elements of a Story Activity – Definitions/Worksheet/Ans. Key
The Types of Sentences - Definitions/Worksheet/Answer Key
Smiley-Face Tricks Writing Activity – Definitions/Worksheet/An Key
Open-ended Response Writing Activity and Rubrics
Expository (Persuasive) Essay Writing Project and Rubrics
Narrative Writing Project and Rubrics
-Aligns with Writing Common Core Standards
The Eight Parts of Speech Grammar Activity Definitions/Worksheet/Answer Key
Direct and Indirect Objects Activity
Aligns with Language Common Core Standards
Recipe: Old Fashioned Flapjacks!
******* Included with the Google Drive Option:*************
8 interactive movable Google Slides for Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry - Story Elements
(to be used over and over again)
14 paperless Google Doc pages for Chapter Questions
ANSWER KEYS for both Google sets
42 interactive Google Slides for The 8 Parts of Speech
85 Online, Self-Grading Test Questions through Socrative.com
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
Great for Google Drive, Google Classroom, Microsoft OneDrive, iPads, or a learning management system. Go paperless!
Learn about Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry using interactive technology! This product is great for 1:1 learning, but can also be used as teacher lead activities.
What kind of resource is this?
--These are original educational technology and learning materials delivered by web based file sharing services, which operates in the internet cloud and allows you and your students to access, edit, and print files from any computer or mobile device. Don’t worry – it is VERY user friendly!
--Teacher Tutorial – includes the access link and how to use it in your classroom.
-- Microsoft OneDrive users can seamlessly use the digital interactive notebook by following the MS OneDrive step-by-step visual tutorial. This will only take minutes!
Other novel guides with Google Drive option for use in Google Classroom include The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963, Bud, Not Buddy, Sounder, The House of Dies Drear, and To Kill a Mockingbird.
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Interactive Notebook - Digital for Google Classroom
Common Core Standards utilized with this unit:
Reading Literature RL.1, RL.2, RL.3, RL.4, RL.5., RL.6, RL.7, RL.8, RL.9, RL.10
Reading Informational RI.1, RI.2, RI.3, RI.4, RI.5., RI.6, RI.7, RI.8, RI.9, RI.10
Writing W.2, W.3, W.4, W.5, W.7, W.8, W.9
Speaking and Listening SL.1A, SL.1B, SL.1C, SL.1D, SL.2, SL.3, SL.4, SL.5, SL.6
Language L.1A, L.1B, L.1C, L.1D, L.1E, L.6.4A, L.6.4B, L.6.4D, L.6.5A, L.6.5B, L.6.5C, L.6.5D
Skills tested include but are not limited to:
point of view
types of conflict
cause and effect
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Includes: The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963, Bud, Not Buddy, The House of Dies Drear, and Sounder.
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