Stargirl Novel Unit ~ Activities, Handouts, Tests!

Stargirl Novel Unit ~ Activities, Handouts, Tests!
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This is a teaching unit for the novel Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli. This unit contains ready-made, Common-Core-aligned handouts to accompany each chapter of this book. These handouts will require students to analyze the author’s craft and literary elements such as point of view, conflict, and setting. There are three tests included as well as writing assignments and post reading activities. Answer keys are provided. Take a look at the table of contents below to see the focus of each chapter. Everything is ready for you to teach, and the best part is that once you purchase this unit, you can reuse it every year!

Table of Contents

Pre-reading Activity
Chapter Titles for Stargirl
Chapter 1 Point of View / Meet Stargirl
Chapter 2 Hyperbole / Imagery
Chapters 3-4 Figurative Language
Chapter 5 Strong Verbs
Chapter 6 Dashes / Predictions
Chapter 7 Characterization
Chapter 8 Author’s Writing Style
Chapter 9 Writing Opportunity
Chapters 10-11 Discussion
Test on Chapters 1-11
Chapters 12-13 Discussion & Prediction
Chapter 14 Allusion
Chapters 15-16 Author’s Craft
Chapter 17 Figurative Language/Extended Metaphor
Chapters 18-19 Conflict
Chapters 20-21 Writing Opportunity
Chapters 21-22 Understanding Stargirl/Her Family
Test on Chapters 12-22
Chapters 23-24 Internal Conflict
Chapter 25 Symbolism
Chapter 26 Compare/Contrast / Tone
Chapter 27 Mottos
Chapters 28-29 Sequence
Chapters 30-31 Discussion/Comic Strip
Chapter 32 Discussion
Chapter 33 More Than Stars Elaborate on a Description
Character Analysis
I Am Poem
The ABCs of Stargirl
Book Review
Final Test
Answer Keys
Total Pages
52 pages
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