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The Fault in Our Stars Unit Plan

The Fault in Our Stars Unit Plan
The Fault in Our Stars Unit Plan
The Fault in Our Stars Unit Plan
The Fault in Our Stars Unit Plan
Product Description
This superb unit plan includes everything you might need to teach John Green's The Fault in Our Stars.

Contents:

Unit Calendar
• Suggested unit calendar for The Fault in Our Stars.

Chapter Questions
• Includes comprehension, critical, and personal response questions for every chapter in The Fault in Our Stars.
• Teachers can choose how to use the questions and how to deliver them. They can be answered as homework and discussed in class; used for independent novel studies or summer reading assignments; answered in journal form; etc.
• Answer key provided.

Vocabulary Lists and Exercises
• Printable vocabulary lists that students can cut-up and manipulate for games and studying.
• Vocabulary charts in which students can record definitions and sample sentences.

Vocabulary Crossword Puzzles
• Three crossword puzzles.
• Excellent for alternative form of assessment.
• Answer keys provided.

Literary Devices Chart
• Chart includes definitions for important literary devices such as metaphor, personification, imagery, allusion, pun, etc.
• Students complete the chart with examples from The Fault in Our Stars.

Giveaway Ad Writing Activity
• Handout with detailed instructions provided.
• Students write a giveaway ad in the style of Hazel and Augustus from The Fault in Our Stars.

Character Files
• Printable templates for recording information about important characters.
• Great scaffolding pieces for character sketches and other writing outcomes.

Character Sketch
• Handout with detailed instructions provided.
• Students write a character sketch using the structure and style described in the instructions.
• Sample character sketch provided to show students each element of the structure.

Imagery Lesson
• Handouts and writing exercises provided.
• Students learn what imagery is and how it is enhanced through the effective use of literary devices including metaphor, simile, and personification.
• Students learn the difference between abstract and concrete images, and practice creating concrete images.

Imagery in The Fault in Our Stars
• Handout with detailed instructions provided.
• Students analyze important examples of imagery in The Fault in Our Stars, and practice creating images to represent feelings.

Sonnet 55
• Students explore Shakespeare’s Sonnet 55 and examine how it relates to The Fault in Our Stars.
• Poem and questions provided.

Not Marble Nor Gilded Monuments
• Students analyze MacLeish’s poem and explore its connection to The Fault in Our Stars and Shakespeare’s Sonnet 55.
• Poem and handout with questions provided.
Shakespeare vs MacLeish
• Students examine and express their interpretations of Shakespeare’s and MacLeish’s thoughts on the power of words to memorialize and immortalize.
• Handout provided.

Star Crossed Lovers
• Handout with detailed instructions provided.
• Students examine John Green’s allusions to Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and Julius Caesar in The Fault in Our Stars.

Augustus Waters’ Journal
• Handout provided.
• Students learn about point of view, and demonstrate their understanding of Augustus Waters by writing three diary entries at specific intervals in his voice.

Theme Workshop
• Detailed teacher instructions on how to conduct the lesson.
• The workshop includes a formula to help students better understand the concept of theme.
• Students write theme statements for The Fault in Our Stars after completing a series of scaffolding steps.

Theme Collage
• Handout with detailed instructions and criteria provided.
• Students create collages to represent themes in The Fault in Our Stars.
• Students must also explain how their images represent each theme.

Unit Test
• Comprehensive unit test for final assessment.
• Three sections: matching, short answer, and paragraph.
• Answer key provided.

Standards Alignment Grid
• Alignment grid showing which Common Core State Standards are addressed in this unit plan for The Fault in Our Stars.
Total Pages
70 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
1 month
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