This is a zipped file with two secure PDF files for The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes. The resource is a low prep novel unit and includes a student PDF with all student activity pages that teachers can print as a novel study packet for reading groups or print individual pages as needed. The second PDF has teacher notes, answer keys, and student samples.
The Hundred Dresses is a thoughtful Newbery honor novel for elementary students. The novel provides many opportunities to talk about the bullying and the different roles students play. It is also a great mentor text to use for descriptive writing and figurative language. There are many activities from which to choose depending on the reading level of your students.
CCSS (4th grade)
Vocabulary List for each chapter
Reading Comprehension Questions for each chapter
Figurative Language (locating quotes in the text)
Paraphrasing The Gettysburg Address
Types of Conflict (Character v Self and Character v Character)
Color Symbolism in the story
Draw and label a Dress
Maddie and Wanda Venn diagram
Re-write Mr. Petronski's Letter inference activity
Making Amends wrinkled heart activity
Write Peggy and Maddie's friendly letter
Compare/Contrast Boggins Heights to town
Parts of a Story plot map
Persuasive Writing-- who is the bully, Peggy or Maddie?
Teacher notes, answer keys, and student samples for all pages except vocabulary.
**Page count includes student pages and teacher pages**
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