The Cay Book Unit contains lessons aligned to the Common Core Standards for grades 5 – 8. This comprehensive unit includes vocabulary, comprehension questions, constructive response questions, and lessons on sentence errors and dialect to use with The Cay by Theodore Taylor.
++ Included with this book unit is the username and password to all the interactive quizzes for this book online.
This 160 page resource contains the following:
o Vocabulary including pronunciation, definitions, and sample sentences from the text
o Vocabulary Practice Pages
o Vocabulary Test
• Comprehension – Eleven comprehension quizzes include:
o multiple choice questions which require students to recall details from the chapters
o multiple choice higher level thinking questions such as sequencing, main idea, plot development, summary, drawing conclusions, inference, predicting, theme, understanding vocabulary, interpreting literary devices, etc.
o Common Core aligned constructive response questions
• Sentence Errors Unit
o Lesson 1
(Understanding Sentence Problems - choppy sentences, run-on sentences, and stringy sentences)
o Lesson 2
o Lesson 3
(Correcting Run-on Sentences using Conjunctions)
o Lesson 4
(Correcting Run-on Sentences)
o Lesson 5 Dialect
o Story Map
o Map of Phillip's Caribbean home
o Make sextant
o Make a model of a coral reef
o Carnival Masks
o Edible Octopus
o Research Topics
Answer keys for each practice page are included.
Additional FREE resources for this unit may be found at my website.
Included with this book unit is the username and password to all the interactive quizzes and PowerPoints for this book online.