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The Devil's Arithmetic - A Novel Unit

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This packet includes reproducibles for the novel unit, The Devil’s Arithmetic, written by Jane Yolen.

The unit is divided into twenty sections, each covering a single chapter of the novel. They provide a purpose while the students read, increasing their comprehension of the story. The reproducible worksheets focus on a number of lessons that enrich vocabulary, improve understanding of story elements, and develop figurative language skills. Lesson topics include:

VOCABULARY:
*Synonyms
*Antonyms
*Sentence Usage
*Visual Representations
*Connections

STORY ELEMENTS:
*Sequence of Events
*Recall of Events
*Predicting Events
*Analyzing Setting
*Comparing/Contrasting Setting
*Characterization - physical descriptions, words, thoughts, and attitude
*Analyzing Character Traits
*Comparing/Contrasting Characters
*Dynamic Characters
*Analyzing Theme
*Analyzing Author's Craft
*Connecting to the Text
*Internal v. External Conflict
*Flashback
*Foreshadowing
*Irony
*Suspense
*Mood
*Tone

FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE:
*Euphemisms
*Symbolism
*Analogies

Common Core Anchor Standards met with this novel unit are…

Key Ideas and Details:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.1
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.2
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.3

Craft and Structure:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.4
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.5

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.10


Visit my TpT store, Beach House, if you prefer a less intensive novel unit. Literature circle printables are a simple way to study the novel, The Devil's Arithmetic in a cooperative group setting. Click the following link to take you there... Link-LiteratureRolePrintables
Total Pages
88
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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