The Cay: Complete Novel Study Guide

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Dive into an in-depth study of The Cay by Theodore Taylor, with your students using this complete novel study guide.

This study guide is divided into six sections, each covering 3 chapters (the last section covers 4 chapters). Each section contains meaningful, thought-provoking comprehension/discussion questions, vocabulary study exercises, and 3-4 additional exercises which extend the study of the content unique to the chapters in that section.

The Cay Novel Study Guide Outline:
One page of pre-reading activity suggestions

Chapters 1-3
--Comprehension/discussion questions for each chapter
--Vocabulary crossword puzzle
--Dialect study sheet
--Text-to-world connections
--Foreshadowing exercise

Chapters 4-6
--Comprehension/discussion questions for each chapter
--Bio-Poem character study
--Venn diagram comparing characters
--Point of view study sheet
--Text-to-self connections
--Blue-Footed Booby research information sheet

Chapters 7-9
--Comprehension/discussion questions for each chapter
--Mental images exercise
--Vocabulary boxes
--Making predictions
--Text-to-self connections

Chapters 10-12
--Comprehension/discussion questions for each chapter
--Vocabulary Taxonomy pyramid
--Poetic expressions
--Compare/contrast childhood of characters
--Culture connection
--Malaria research

Chapters 13-15
--Comprehension/discussion questions for each chapter
--Vocabulary context clues
--Hurricane investigation
--Text-to-text connections

Chapters 16-19
--Comprehension/discussion questions for each chapter
--Vocabulary context clues
--Vocabulary concept development map
--Survival Then and Now
--Sea creatures research

Answer Key Section
--Complete answer key for all comprehension/discussion questions (though many questions are open-ended)
--Answer keys for worksheets requiring specific answers

Internet resources are provided for the research activities.

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71
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks

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The Cay: Complete Novel Study Guide
The Cay: Complete Novel Study Guide
The Cay: Complete Novel Study Guide
The Cay: Complete Novel Study Guide