Scar Island Novel Study: vocabulary, comprehension, writing, skills

Scar Island Novel Study: vocabulary, comprehension, writing, skills
Scar Island Novel Study: vocabulary, comprehension, writing, skills
Scar Island Novel Study: vocabulary, comprehension, writing, skills
Scar Island Novel Study: vocabulary, comprehension, writing, skills
Scar Island Novel Study: vocabulary, comprehension, writing, skills
Scar Island Novel Study: vocabulary, comprehension, writing, skills
Scar Island Novel Study: vocabulary, comprehension, writing, skills
Scar Island Novel Study: vocabulary, comprehension, writing, skills
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Scar Island Book Unit contains graphic organizers for an interactive notebook, task cards, and printables covering vocabulary, comprehension, constructed response writing, and skill practice to use with the book Scar Island by Dan Gemeinhart.

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 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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