This complimentary, ready-to-use, CCSS-aligned packet features a student booklet and a student bookmark. The booklet is designed to reinforce essential reading and writing skills for students in grades 4-6.
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additionally includes an answer key, a chart showing standards supported plus a few culminary activities for students to complete after reading the text.
Skills focused on in the student booklet include:
writing to express ideas and opinions
defining unfamiliar vocabulary
prefixes, suffixes, root words
writing crafts: onomatopoeia, simile, metaphor, pun
questioning & clarifying
character identification, traits, and changes
citing evidence from the text
understanding plot and setting
determining author’s purpose
The Higher Power of Lucky in a nutshell:
This is the 2006 Newbery Medal Winner so you can be sure it is a quality book! It is the tender story of ten-and-a-half-year-old Lucky who lives with her guardian, Brigitte, in the tiny town of Hard Pan, California. Lucky continually worries that Brigitte will someday decide to go back to her beloved France and does all she can to prevent that from happening.
Text is appropriate for students in grades 3-7. Reading level is 4th-5th grade.