The Higher Power of Lucky: Sample a Novel Study and Try-out TpT Digital

Grade Levels
4th - 6th
Formats Included
  • PDF
20 pages


Are you interested in seeing how TpT digital works? Curious about what is in a novel study and whether it is right for you? Download this complimentary, ready-to-use, novel study and resolve your curiosity!

This sample novel study features a student booklet and a student bookmark. You can download it as an Easel Activity by clicking on the red Buyer button. You can then print and/or play around with the digital options so that you will understand them. The other PDF products in my store also give buyers the option to download as an Easel Activity, but trying it out now for FREE will let you know just what that means!

My novel studies are all custom-made and designed to support CCSS and reinforce essential reading and writing skills for students. I am offering the student portion of this novel study for grades 4-6 as a free sample in order to let potential buyers assess my work and decide if a novel study from my store would be appropriate for your students. The entire novel study packet for sale in my store additionally includes an answer key, a chart showing standards supported plus a few culminating 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
 visualizing
 prefixes, suffixes, root words
 writing crafts: onomatopoeia, simile, metaphor, pun
 inference
 comprehension
 questioning & clarifying
 explaining
 summarizing
 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.

Total Pages
20 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
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