Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, The BFG, Bunnicula, & More {Book Bundle}

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3rd - 4th, Homeschool
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    *The following novels are included in this product: Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, The BFG, Island of the Blue Dolphins, and Bunnicula. These novels are both PRINT and DIGITAL through GOOGLE SLIDES and EASEL by TPT.

    This product is a 181 page bundle of four classic fiction novels. In this unit, students will be exposed to realistic fiction, historical fiction, fantasy, and mystery.

    {Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume}

    29 Page Novel Study

    *Tell me a Story - Prediction

    *Fact and Opinion

    *The Big Winner Comprehension Questions

    *Juicy-O for Everyone – Five Senses Descriptive Writing

    *Mr. and Mrs. Juicy-o Comprehension Questions

    *“Eat it or Wear It!”- Writing Prompts

    *The Family Dog Comprehension Questions


    *My Brother the Bird Summary

    *Story Sequence Chain

    *The Birthday Bash Think and Respond Questions

    *Poetry Perfection

    *Fang Hits Town Comprehension Questions

    *Cause and Effect

    *The Flying Train Committee Plot

    *Two of a Kind - Character Similarities

    *The T.V. Star Comprehension Questions

    *Newspaper Reporter

    *Another Rainy Day Quick Check

    *Reading Connections - Text to Self Connections

    *Fudge is a Character! - Art Project and Character Traits Analysis

    {Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell}

    49 Page Novel Study

    *29 Pages of Comprehension Questions with an Answer Key

    *Research Pocket Folder: Three Focus Areas

    1. The True Story Behind the Island of the Blue Dolphins

    * Background Information on Juana Maria, the Lone Woman of

    San Nicolas Island

    - Photograph of Karana (Juana Maria)

    - Map and Photograph of San Nicolas Island

    - Discovery of Juana Maria

    - Life after Being Rescued

    - Death of Juana Maria

    2. Life on the San Nicolas Island

    * Island of the Blue Dolphin Picture Dictionary - 12 Page Mini


    * Letter to Ulape – Writing Activity

    3. My “Ohana” Island Art Project

    - Ohana is Hawaiian for family.

    {The BFG by Roald Dahl}

    52 Page Novel Study

    *Reading Comprehension Questions for Every Chapter- 24 Pages

    *Character Analysis

    *Make a Prediction

    *Fantasy vs. Realism


    *Compare and Contrast

    *KWHL- The Giants

    *Tasty Treats- Match the Country with Taste


    *Beginning, Middle, and End



    *Story Map

    *My Least Favorite Food

    *Story Strip Sequencer

    *Context Clues

    *Main Idea

    *Dream Big- Writing Prompt

    *One Look is Worth a Thousand Words- Character Description

    *What are my Questions

    *Newspaper Article

    *Thought Bubbles

    *Drawing Conclusions

    *The BFG Book Recommendation

    This highlight of this product is a tremendously fun Dodecahedron Puzzle & Book Project. A dodecahedron is any polyhedron with twelve flat faces. Students will complete twelve reading and writing extension activities for the novel The BFG and then construct the dodecahedron by solving a puzzle!

    Dodecahedron Puzzle & Book Project

    *Cause and Effect

    *Fact and Opinion

    *Draw the Vocabulary Word

    *Novel Award – Writing Prompt


    *Giant Country – Five Senses

    *Character Birthday Present – Writing Prompt

    *Biopoem - Sophie

    *Character Traits – BFG and Fleshlumpeater

    *A Character Like Me

    *Life Lesson – Story Message

    *Book Sequel – Writing Prompt

    {Bunnicula by James Howe}

    31 Page Novel Study

    *The Arrival Questions

    *I Can See It! Vocabulary Illustrations

    *Character Description

    *Music in the Night Questions

    *Vocabulary Match Up

    *And the Genre of Bunnicula Is?

    *Some Unusual Goings-On Questions

    *Define It

    *Tips for Solving a Mystery

    *A Cat Prepares Questions

    *Word Work

    *The Mark of the Vampire - Detective Skills


    *Chester Goes into His Act Questions

    *Fill It In

    *Story Map

    *Harold Helps Out Questions

    *Break it Down

    *An Original Scene

    *A New Friend in Need Questions

    *Vocabulary Multiple Choice

    *Timeline of Events

    *Disaster in the Dinning Room Questions

    *Vocabulary Study

    *Protagonist, Antagonist, and Minor Characters

    *All’s Well That Ends Well Questions

    *Funniest Moment

    Happy Learning!

    Total Pages
    181 pages
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    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
    Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
    Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.
    Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting).
    Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.


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