Sounder Novel Study Unit: comprehension, vocabulary, activities, tests

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This novel study for Sounder by William H. Armstrong contains 106 pages of resources, including comprehension, vocabulary, Common Core activities, assessments, and more.

You will find this novel study easy to use because the layout is predictable and student-friendly, while the questions and activities are easily adaptable for every learner. Also, all Common Core activities have the Common Core code listed in the bottom corner.

This is a no prep novel study that will engage and excite your students. Perfect for whole class, small group, or independent study.

This novel study includes:

1) Student Packet:
*Each section covers 1-2 chapters and contains the following 6 parts.
-Quickwrite: Warms up student brains before reading.
-True/False, Multiple Choice, and/or Sequencing.
-Standards Focus: Short answer.
-Comprehension and Analysis: 3 Short answer questions.
-Beyond: Creative activity that might include art, brainstorming, or writing.
-Vocabulary: An entire page of vocabulary work that focuses on 3 chosen words from the chapter. Includes dictionary skills, context clues, and more.

2) 14 Common Core Activities that are novel-specific:
*Ask or Answer!
*Theme Thoughts
*Cause and Effect
*Characters and Quotes
*Character Changes: The Boy
*Character Cube
*The Boy in Town
*Settings and Emotions
*Simile or Personification?
*Sounder's Story
*Dictionary Detective (2 versions)
*What My Pet Means to Me

3) 6 Common Core Activities that can be used with any text:
*Main Events
*Character Traits (2 versions)
*What Would I Do?
*Dear Diary...
*Reading Strategy: Predictions

4) Culminating Project Options:
*10 creative project choices for students to complete after they finish the book

5) Complete Vocabulary List with chapters and page numbers:
*Comes with and without definitions

6) Two Comprehension assessments:
*One for Chapters 1-4
*One for Chapters 5-8

7) Two Vocabulary assessments:
*One for Chapters 1-4
*One for Chapters 5-8

8) Two-sided Student Reference bookmarks

9) Answer keys

10) Table of Contents and Teacher Instructions for easy navigation and planning

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Sounder Novel Study Unit: comprehension, vocabulary, activ
Sounder Novel Study Unit: comprehension, vocabulary, activ
Sounder Novel Study Unit: comprehension, vocabulary, activ
Sounder Novel Study Unit: comprehension, vocabulary, activ
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