This project can be done while reading the book Shiloh, or as a final project. The end result is beautiful to display and makes a great Open House project! Included in this packet you will find:
-Active Reading Worksheets to complete while reading the book. These are meant to aid in the completion of the final project and help students focus on key skills and topics.
-Instructions for students.
-Twelve Project Panels with instructions
-A Common Core aligned rubric.
The project focuses on the major themes of the story, with focus on how Marty changes over time.
The twelve panels are put together to create a Dodecahedron
The panels include:
Illustrated Cover Page
Making Connections to the Theme
Main Character Analysis
The Consequences of Actions
An Alternative Perspective
A Brief Synopsis
Before buying, you can see more on this project.
The downloadable preview is a screenshot of the first 16 pages.
This project hits the following standards when done throughout the reading.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.3 Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.2 Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.3 Analyze how and why individuals, events, or ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.4 Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.6 Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.1 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
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