This is a novel unit created to cover many of the Common Core Standards for grades 4-8.
The following items are included in this product:
(1) A PDF file of the unit
Also to help you teach some of the lessons for the unit, I included:
(2) A 23-slide PowerPoint on Figurative Language which includes a quiz
(3) A 42-slide PowerPoint on Literary Elements which includes quizzes
Table of Contents for the PDF File:
All About a Character
Literature Circle Roles
Information about the Book
Main Idea and Textual Evidence
Fun with Figurative Language
Vocabulary List and Chapter Notes for This Book
Words, Words, Words!
Main Idea and Details
Nouns: Common, Proper; Singular and Plural; Abstract and Concrete
Subjects and Predicates
Point of View: How important is it?
The Power of Inference: The Educated Guess
Antagonist, Protagonist, Mood, and a character
Clauses, Simple Sentences, Complex Sentences, Compound Sentences, and Compound Complex Sentences.
Comparison and Contrast
Character Event and Picture
It is All About the Characters
Who? What? Where? When? Why?
Create a Book Marker
A Character’s Birthday Wish List
Make a Prediction
Analyzing a Character
Persuade that Customer
Describing a Character
Subjects and Predicates and Summary
A Change of Scenery
After Reading Activities
Favorite Part of this book
A Good Ending?
An Example of the Theme of a Story
Final Open Book Test for this book
Story Elements Quiz
Answers to Story Elements Quiz
Rubrics for Writing Activities
Rubric for the Final Test for this book
Common Core ELA Standards for Reading Literature CCRA.RL.1 CCRA.RL.2 CCRA.RL.3 CCRA.RL.4 CCRA.RL.6
Common Core ELA Standards for Language: CCRA.L.1 CCRA.L.2
Common Core ELA Standards for Writing: CCRA.W.2 CCRA.W.3 CCRA.W.4