Rump - The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin, by Liesl Shurtliff, tells the wonderfully enchanting story of a young boy finding out what his true destiny really is! Have reluctant readers? This novel will thrill them!!
Your students will LOVE Rump's hilarious, sometimes heart-wrenching, adventure-packed journey to find out who he truly is, and will feel comfortable tackling this novel with a chapter-by-chapter guide. Each chapter has rigorous vocabulary builders and text-dependent reading questions designed to increase students' critical thinking skills. 32 pages of student work with the CCSS alignment on each page, plus a detailed question-by-question answer key. Download the preview to see a table of contents, CCSS-alignment by assignment, and 2 chapters of student work with their answer keys!
** 2016 Update!! This novel study now includes a much heavier focus on vocabulary, including figurative language, interpreting expressions, and using context clues to problem-solve words and phrases. Some graphic organizers and many questions have been updated, as well. A theme analysis page and pre- and post-reading journal entries are also now included to help students make meaningful thematic connections! If you already have this product, re-download for some GREAT changes! :)
The complete answer key is included with this novel study, making reading this novel alongside your reading groups a breeze! This novel study is perfect for book clubs, independent reading, homeschool, guided reading... you name it!
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If your students like Rump, they'll LOVE Jack! Check out the novel study for another Liesl Shurtliff masterpiece:
Jack: The True Story of Jack and the Beanstalk
Happy reading! :)