This novel unit packet is a 28 page document complete with vocabulary, reading strategy activities, comprehension questions, and a selection quiz for Ch. 1-7. Each activity requires students to activate a reading or writing strategy or skill that is Common Core aligned and important to be successful in reading. These strategies and skills include:
-Identifying Story Elements
-Narration/Point of View
-Analyzing a Character with textual evidence
-Composing a Reader's Theater script
-Test Taking Writing Prompt (Text-to-Self Connection)
-Conducting a text-based debate
Comprehension questions also activate reading strategies such as cause and effect, making predictions, making inferences, drawing conclusions, etc.