The Dog Rules by Coco La Rue - Novel Study/Close Read

The Dog Rules by Coco La Rue - Novel Study/Close Read
The Dog Rules by Coco La Rue - Novel Study/Close Read
The Dog Rules by Coco La Rue - Novel Study/Close Read
The Dog Rules by Coco La Rue - Novel Study/Close Read
The Dog Rules by Coco La Rue - Novel Study/Close Read
The Dog Rules by Coco La Rue - Novel Study/Close Read
The Dog Rules by Coco La Rue - Novel Study/Close Read
The Dog Rules by Coco La Rue - Novel Study/Close Read
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(207 KB|16 pages)
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The Dog Rules by Coco La Rue is a hysterical novel about family pet rivalry. Your students will enjoy it immensely! (It is also available in Spanish for ELL students.)

This unit is aligned with 4th grade common core ELA standards and is designed to assist in instructing students on the topics of:
-precise words and phrases
-character traits
-figurative language (including alliteration, allusion, idioms, and metaphors)

It also includes an independent character trait poster activity with a rubric.

Enjoy!
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Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal precise actions, emotions, or states of being (e.g., quizzed, whined, stammered) and that are basic to a particular topic (e.g., wildlife, conservation, and endangered when discussing animal preservation).
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean).
Total Pages
16 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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