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Scar Island Novel Study: Digital + Printable vocabulary, comprehension, writing

Gay Miller
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Description

This unit contains lessons aligned to the Common Core Standards (CCSS) for grades 5-7. Choose between printable activities or go paperless with digital resources that are compatible with Google Classroom. This comprehensive unit includes vocabulary practice, comprehension quizzes, constructed response writing prompts with organizers for planning, and language arts lessons.

Be sure to check out all versions of this unit to determine which best fits your teaching style. This is Version #1.

Version #1 - Scar Island Digital + Printable Book Unit (This product contains the entire printable version + Boom Learning Decks + Google Digital Slides.)

Version #2 - Scar Island Printable Book Unit (This product contains the entire printable version.)

Version #3 - Scar Island Abridged Book Unit (This version contains vocabulary practice, comprehension questions, and constructed response writing.)

DIGITAL RESOURCES

Boom Learning

· 15 Vocabulary/Comprehension Checks

· 1 Context Clues Decks

Activities for Google Slides

· Constructed Response Questions

· 6 Compare and Contrast Lessons

· Figurative Language Organizers

· Connotation/Denotation Organizers and Practice

· Context Clues Organizers

This packet includes the following:

Lesson Plans at a Glance

Vocabulary

• Vocabulary List (30 focus words)

• Vocabulary Bookmarks

• Vocabulary Word Cards

• Vocabulary Practice Booklet (16 page practice booklet)

• Vocabulary Test

Comprehension

• 15 Comprehension Quizzes (1 for every 2 Chapters) with multiple choice, sequencing, matching, and short answer

Writing

• 17 Constructed Response Writing Questions Aligned to the Common Core State Standards

Skill Practice Aligned to the Common Core State Standards

Figurative Language Organizers

Connotation and Denotation Organizer and Printable Practice

Context Clues Organizers and Task Cards

Compare and Contrast Essay Unit

Lesson #1 – Two Ways to Compare Topics

This lesson goes over two methods for writing compare and contrast essays:

• Similarities and Differences

• Point by Point Method

Lesson #2 – Writing a Thesis Statement

Three graphic organizers are provided that go over the rules for writing a thesis statement.

Lesson #3 – Writing an Introductory Paragraph

Two graphic organizers and two practice pages are provided to help students learn how to write an introductory paragraph to an essay.

Lesson #4 – Writing Body Paragraphs

The lesson included will model the first paragraph of the essay (comparing Robinson Crusoe to Scar Island) Students will then write the next two paragraphs independently.

This lesson also includes an organizer for using transitional words.

Lesson #5 – Writing the Conclusion

A graphic organizer is included going over the parts of a concluding paragraph.

Lesson #6 – Editing and Proofreading

This lesson contains four tools/checklists that students can use to check their final essay.

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Total Pages
235 Printable + Boom Learning Decks + Activities for Google Slides
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions) (e.g., stingy, scrimping, economical, unwasteful, thrifty).
Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., cause/effect, part/whole, item/category) to better understand each of the words.
Interpret figures of speech (e.g., personification) in context.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary).

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