Savvy by Ingrid Law (Dial Books for Young Readers, 2008) is a modern day tall tale that your students will thoroughly enjoy. This book study unit has what you need to guide your students through Savvy.
Designed for teachers of students in grades 6-8, Savvy by Ingrid Law: A Book Study Unit includes:
*Teacher's Page with an overview of the unit and a list of online resources and reviews
*Oral Reading and Discussion Guide with summaries, discussion questions and answers, and vocabulary words for each chapter
* A 150-word glossary
*Four crossword puzzles matching vocabulary words with definitions (with answer keys)
*Two acrostic puzzles matching vocabulary words with definitions (with answer keys)
*One vocabulary word search (with answer key)
*Six vocabulary reviews using words in sentence context (with answer keys)
*A 50-question vocabulary test matching words with definitions and using words in sentence context (with answer key)
* Questions for Independent Readers listing all the questions in the Oral Reading and Discussion Guide formatted for students to use independently (with answer key)
*Find the Details covering seventy details in the book (with answer key)
*What is Their Savvy? / Finding Similesfollows up on the figurative language used in Chapter One (with answer key)
*Identifying the Characters is a matching exercise with fourteen characters from the story and a short clue about each one (with answer key)
*Sequencing activity with five sets of four events each which the students arrange in chronological order (with answer key)
*Something to Write About lists eight writing prompts related to Savvy.
*The comprehension test has fifteen multiple-choice questions, three open response questions, and two sequencing questions (with answer key).
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