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"The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" EDITABLE UNIT AP Style

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A 170 page COMPLETE unit on the novel! NO "FLUFF": This unit focuses on LITERARY DEVICES, SKILLS APPLICATION, and LITERARY ANALYSIS. Unit includes reading guide questions and quizzes, vocabulary, literary analysis activities, and AP style tests and essays. Includes a sample essay.

* over 140 READING/ANALYSIS SHORT ANSWER QUESTIONS (based on Bloom's cognitive levels)
* over 100 READING/LITERARY ANALYSIS MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS
* 11 FOCUSED ACTIVITIES (Individual or group work)
* 12 READER RESPONSE ESSAY QUESTIONS
* 5 FIVE-PARAGRAPH ESSAY PROMPTS
* 4 AP STYLE PROMPTS
* 41 VOCABULARY WORDS DEFINED/HANDOUTS
* 2 AP STYLE PASSAGE TESTS (analysis/application of skills)
* EXAMPLE LITERARY ANALYSIS ON NOVEL

Editable Microsoft Word document files are included. Edit the materials to meet your needs. The Word files are version 2003 .docx files. Includes PDF files of all the materials as well.

DETAILED ANSWER KEYS: All questions, including short answer and essay analysis have detailed answer keys

STUDENT SAMPLE ESSAY ANALYSIS: could be used as a model essay to help students revise their own essays

HANDOUTS: designed to accommodate group work, independent study, and class discussions

OBJECTIVES: variety of prewritten objectives to choose from in order to cover all teaching styles and methods

ACTIVITY GUIDE QUESTIONS: includes these categories: Comprehension, Application, Analysis/Synthesis, Universal Theme, Reader-Response and Across the Curriculum/Subject Connection (based on Bloom’s cognitive levels) The Reader-Response questions could be used for timed and journal writing.

FOCUSED ACTIVITIES: can be used with the Activity Guide questions or as separate assignments. These focused activities are an extension of the questions used in the Activity Guide handouts for skills reinforcement.

VOCABULARY: designed so the students must pay close attention while reading in order to identify the words from the work. The Vocabulary quizzes are designed to assess whether the students have learned the basic definitions of the words.

TEXTS AND QUIZZES: different levels of tests and quizzes. The multiple-choice tests assess both comprehension and application of basic skills. The passage tests have the same format and question design as the Advanced Placement Literature and Language tests.

ESSAYS:
Reader-Response paragraph writing assignments

Five-Paragraph Formula essay prompt-gives suggestions for the organization of each body paragraph in connection with a given theme

Advanced Placement style essay prompts-designed with the same structure as the Advanced Placement essay prompts on the AP tests.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

NOVEL ESSENTIALS
•Key Devices: allusion, anaphora, characterization, chiasmus, connotation, denotation, diction, double entendre, metaphor, motif, narrator, oxymoron, paradox, personification, simile, tone, symbolism, syntax

•Character List

ACTIVITY GUIDE QUESTIONS
•Black-Eye-of-the-Month Club Questions, Why Chicken Means So Much to Me, Revenge is My Middle Name
•Because Geometry Is Not a Country Somewhere Near France, Hope Against Hope, Go Means Go
•Rowdy Sings the Blues, How to Fight Monsters, Grandmother Gives Me Some Advice
•Tears of a Clown, Halloween, Slouching Towards Thanksgiving
•My Sister Sends Me an E-mail, Thanksgiving, Hunger Pains
•Rowdy Gives Me Advice About Love, Dance, Dance, Dance, Don’t Trust Your Computer
•My Sister Sends Me a Letter, Reindeer Games, And a Partridge In a Pear Tree
•Red Versus White, Wake, Valentine Heart
•In Like a Lion, Rowdy and I Have a Long and Serious Discussion About Basketball, Because Russian Guys Are Not Always Geniuses
•My Final Freshman Year Report Card, Remembering, Talking About Turtles
•Activity Guide Answer Keys

CHAPTER QUIZZES
•Black-Eye-of-the-Month Club Questions, Why Chicken Means So Much to Me, Revenge is My Middle Name (10 multiple-choice)
•Because Geometry Is Not a Country Somewhere Near France, Hope Against Hope, Go Means Go (10 multiple-choice)
•Rowdy Sings the Blues, How to Fight Monsters, Grandmother Gives Me Some Advice (10 multiple-choice)
•Tears of a Clown, Halloween, Slouching Towards Thanksgiving (10 multiple-choice)
•My Sister Sends Me an E-mail, Thanksgiving, Hunger Pains (10 multiple-choice)
•Rowdy Gives Me Advice About Love, Dance, Dance, Dance, Don’t Trust Your Computer (9 multiple-choice)
•My Sister Sends Me a Letter, Reindeer Games, And a Partridge In a Pear Tree (10 multiple-choice)
•Red Versus White, Wake, Valentine Heart (10 multiple-choice)
•In Like a Lion, Rowdy and I Have a Long and Serious Discussion About Basketball, Because Russian Guys Are Not Always Geniuses (10 multiple-choice)
•My Final Freshman Year Report Card, Remembering, Talking About Turtles (10 multiple-choice)
•Chapter Quizzes Answer Keys

FOCUSED ACTIVITIES
•Characterization: Rowdy and Arnold
•Figurative Language: “Picture Making” Phrases
•Syntax: Parallel Structure
•Writing About a Significant Passage
•Psychiatric Evaluation of Arnold and Rowdy
•Psychiatric Report
•Transformation Through Communication
•Brainstorming and Making Connections
•Motifs and Finding Supports
•Literary Devices
•Arnold Spirit’s Illustrations
•Focused Activities Answer Keys

CHAPTER VOCABULARY WORDS (42 words)
•Vocabulary Quiz 1
•Vocabulary Quiz 2
•Vocabulary Quiz 3
•Vocabulary Answer Keys

TEST ITEMS
•Characters Multiple-Choice Questions (12 multiple-choice)
•Plot and Analysis Quiz Multiple Choice (35 multiple-choice)
•Passages with Multiple-Choice Questions (Advanced Placement format) (18 multiple-choice)
•Chief Seattle’s Oration 1854 with Multiple-Choice Questions (Advanced Placement format) (10 multiple-choice)
•Test Items Answer Keys

WRITING ASSIGNMENTS
•Reader-Response Essay: Quote
•Five-Paragraph Formula Essay: Characters and Communication
•Advanced Placement Essay Style Prompts
•Example Advanced Placement Style Student Essay
•Advanced Placement Essay Evaluation Rubric

Copyright 2012 by Academic Lessons. All rights reserved. Only the student materials in this teaching unit may be reproduced multiple times for use in the purchaser’s classroom.
Total Pages
171
Answer Key
Included with Rubric
Teaching Duration
1 Month

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"The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" EDITABLE
"The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" EDITABLE
"The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" EDITABLE
"The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" EDITABLE