This unit has been totally revamped. It is now a 52 page reading plan for the novel "The Green Book" by Jill Paton Walsh. This revamp has made this unit more versatile so that it can be used as a guided reading plan, whole class novel study or even as an independent literature circle unit. It contains clear lessons,concise summaries of student assigned readings, prompts for discussions,vocabulary strategies, practice & worksheets, comprehension checks and answers, strategies on how to foster closer reading, story map, and compare/contrast activities. The lessons are written so that you can use what your students need. The literature common core standards are evident throughout.