The Best School Year Ever is here! The Herdmans are back! It's looking to be the best... worst...best school year ever for Alice, Charlie, Beth, and the rest of the gang in Barbara Robinson's novel, The Best School Year Ever! Whether it's back to school or the end of the year, now's the time to use this wonderfully funny, yet moving novel and this great unit in your classroom!
Included in this huge packet are 38 comprehension pages, skill sheets, and graphic organizers. Also included is a 5 page, up to 33 question test covering comprehension and vocabulary and 14 pages of vocabulary flash cards / word wall cards in both color and white.
There is a 2 page worksheet included in this pack for each of the 9 chapters in The Best School Year Ever. Each worksheet consists of a selection of vocabulary, a handful of multiple choice questions, and a handful of constructed response. With each chapter, there is also a separate skill page, either in the form of a worksheet or in the form a graphic organizer of some sort.
Answer keys to all worksheets, the test, and a few of the graphic organizers are included at the end of the unit. For the organizers that have no answer keys, use your best judgment. Answers may be quite varied on some organizers.
Skills included cover:
★ Using both context clues and a dictionary to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words
★ Describing character traits; observing how a character changes and grows through out a story
★ Using details to infer and describe the setting of a story
★ Understanding common idioms used in the English language
★ Determining instances of cause and effect and how they affect a story
★ Drawing inferences about characters, their traits, and how they behave.
★ Determining problem and solution within a story.
Identifying parts of a story
★ Differentiating between facts and opinions.
Enjoy this time saving packet! And thank you for shopping at Sassycat Corner!