The Best School Year Ever: Comprehension and Vocabulary by chapter

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This 61 page student guide for The Best School Year Ever, by Barbara Robinson, contains comprehension questions and vocabulary work organized by chapter.

The student work is a mix of sequencing, multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, short answer, vocabulary work, and creative activities. Questions have varying levels of rigor and are at all levels of Bloom's Taxonomy.

You will find the layout easy to use, student-friendly, and predictable, while at the same time challenging and easy to adapt for all learners.

Perfect for whole classes, small groups, or even individuals, this is a well-rounded, no-prep packet that will engage your students and sharpen their reading skills.

This book companion resource includes:

1) Student Chapter Packet:
*Each section covers one chapter of the book and contains the following 6 parts.
-Quickwrite: Freewriting that warms up student brains before reading.
-Vocabulary: Activity based on context clues, synonyms, or antonyms using chosen challenge words (3 per chapter).
-1 set of True/False, Sequencing, or Fill-in-the-blank questions.
-Standards Focus: an activity focused on Reading Literature standards.
-Comprehension and Analysis: 3 short answer questions.
-Beyond: Creative activity that might include art, brainstorming, or writing.

2) Complete Vocabulary List:
*Organized by chapter and page number
*Comes with and without definitions

3) Vocabulary Review Packet:
*2 pages of review for every 5 chapters of vocabulary words
*Skills include context clues, sentence writing, dictionary skills, and more

4) Student Bookmarks:
*Use as references for info about plot, setting, and characters
*Attractive art and memorable quotes from the book

5) Vocabulary Cards:
*Use as flash cards, direct instruction tool, or to play games
*Cards include vocabulary words and definitions

6) Student Packet Covers:
*One for Student Chapter Packet, and one for Vocabulary Packet

7) Answer keys

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

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