The Indian in the Cupboard Novel Study Digital + Printable Book Unit

Gay Miller
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This unit contains lessons aligned to the Common Core Standards (CCSS) for grades 4-6. Choose between printable activities or go paperless with digital resources that are compatible with Google Classroom. This comprehensive unit includes vocabulary practice, comprehension quizzes, constructed response writing prompts with organizers for planning, and language arts lessons.

Be sure to check out all versions of this unit to determine which best fits your teaching style. This is Version #1.

Version #1 - The Indian in the Cupboard Digital + Printable Book Unit (This product contains the entire printable version + Boom Learning Decks + Google Digital Slides.)

Version #2 - The Indian in the Cupboard Printable Book Unit (This product contains the entire printable version.)

Version #3 - The Indian in the Cupboard Abridged Book Unit (This version contains vocabulary practice, comprehension questions, and constructed response writing.)


Boom Learning

· 12 Vocabulary/Comprehension Checks

· 3 Decks on Troublesome Word Pairs

Activities for Google Slides

· Constructed Response Questions

· Writing a Process Essay Organizers

· Figurative Language Organizers


Lesson Plans at a Glance


· Vocabulary List (24 words)

· Vocabulary Bookmarks

· Vocabulary Word Cards

· Vocabulary Practice Booklet (12 page booklet)

· Vocabulary Test

Comprehension and Writing

· 12 Comprehension Checks consisting of Multiple Choice, Fill in the Blanks, and Short Answer

· 18 Constructive Writing Questions/Alignment to the Common Core State Standards

Skill Practice

Unit Project

· Letter to Parents

· Project Examples

Troublesome Words Foldable Organizers and Printables

· Among and Between

· Sit and Set

· Lie and Lay

Figurative Language Foldable Organizers

Writing a Process Essay

· Lesson 1 – Different Types of Sequencing Essays

· Lesson 2 – Planning the Essay

· Lesson 3 - Hook and Introductory Paragraph

· Lesson 4 – The Body of Your Essay

· Lesson 5 – The Conclusion Paragraph

· Lesson 6 – Proofreading and Editing

· Craftivity

Lesson on Giving a One Minute Demonstration

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Total Pages
200 Printable + Boom Learning Decks + Activities for Google Slides
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
Consult reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation and determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases.
Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, using formal English when appropriate to task and situation.
Include multimedia components (e.g., graphics, sound) and visual displays in presentations when appropriate to enhance the development of main ideas or themes.
Report on a topic or text or present an opinion, sequencing ideas logically and using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.


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