Stanley's Christmas Adventure {Novel Study, Vocabulary Games and Common Core}

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A Christmas Novel Study

Santa Claus is acting strange, he is no longer his jolly self and he thinks children do not appreciate Christmas. Santa has lost his Christmas spirit and he has decided that he will not deliver presents this year. Can Flat Stanley convince Santa Claus to change his mind? Find out by reading Stanley’s Christmas Adventure by Jeff Brown.

If you are looking for a unique holiday story that your students will enjoy, then this book is perfect for you.

Interest Level: Grades 2-4
Grade Level Equivalent: 3.1
Lexile Level: 420L
DRA: 24
Guided Reading Level: M

Included in this holiday novel study are:

8 Pages of Comprehension Questions with an Answer Key

3 Vocabulary Games and Activities

*I Have, Who Has?: This easy to play game encourages students to practice listening skills will focusing on the definition of key vocabulary words.

*Comic Strip: Grab those colored pencils or markers and let the creativity flow. Students create a comic strip that summarizes each student’s favorite scene and incorporates important vocabulary.

*Dominoes: Vocabulary Dominoes is simply the classic game of Dominoes, but with Flat Stanley vocabulary words on the dominoes instead of dots. Students make a domino train by matching the terms with definitions.

Happy Learning!

Renee Smalley


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