The Lemonade Crime Novel Study Unit: comprehension, vocabulary, activities, test

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This 126 page book study for The Lemonade Crime, by Jacqueline Davies, contains comprehension by chapter, vocabulary challenges, creative Common Core-aligned reading response activities, assessments, and much more!

You will find this guide to be teacher and student friendly. It contains a wide variety of question types, along with open-ended graphic organizers and unique activities, all carefully crafted for this particular story.

Focus standards include figurative language, character analysis, theme, plot, and opinion writing.

This complete literature unit requires very little preparation on your part. Included is a unit map that lays everything out for you. Perfect for whole class, small group, or independent study!


1) Student Packet
•Each section covers 1-2 chapters and contains the following 6 parts.
→Quickwrite: Warms up student brains before reading.
→2 sets of True/False, Sequencing, and/or Multiple Choice questions.
→Standards Focus: an activity focused on Reading Literature standards.
→Comprehension and Analysis: 4 short answer questions.
→Vocabulary: Practice with 3 new words for each section of reading.
→Beyond: Creative activity that might include art, brainstorming, or writing.

2) 12 Reading Reading Response Activities that are specific to this novel
•Ask or Answer
•Theme Thoughts
•Comic Strip
•Cause and Effect
•Character Changes
•Characters and Quotes
•Setting Analysis Wheel
•Figurative Language
•Scott's Story
•The Final Verdict is...(opinion writing)
•New Words: Crime and Punishment

3) 7 Reading Reading Response Activities that can be used with any text
•Main Events
•Scene Snapshot
•A Growing Conflict
•Character Snapshot
•Character Traits
•You vs. Character
•Setting Snapshot

4) Setting Anchor Poster
•Color and b/w
•Complements setting activities

5) Complete Vocabulary List
•Organized by chapter and page number
•Comes with and without definitions

6) Vocabulary Review Packet
•Includes practice with definitions, synonyms, antonyms, and context clues

7) Vocabulary Flash cards
•Contains words on the front and definitions on the back
•Use for direct instruction, drills, or games

8) Student Bookmarks
•Use as references
•Attractive art and memorable quotes

9) Student Packet Covers
•One each for chapter packet, vocabulary packet, and assessment packet

10) Easy planning
•Unit map
•Table of Contents
•Teacher instructions

10) Assessments
•Test on comprehension and vocabulary
•Assessment #1-Chapters 1 to 8
•Assessment #2-Chapters 9 to 16

11) Answer keys

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→Please note that MANY resources are included in this study. This is so that teachers may pick and choose what they want to use, since no two classrooms are alike. This is also so that teachers may differentiate for different groups within their classrooms. If you do not wish to purchase the entire big unit with everything included, please check out some of the links below for smaller portions of this complete novel study.

Save an additional 20% by purchasing my Lemonade War Series Bundle here!

The Lemonade War and The Lemonade Crime Novel Study Bundle

This complete novel study is the best value for your money as it saves you nearly 15%. However, if you are interested in only individual components from the complete novel study, click on the links below:

The Lemonade Crime: Comprehension and Vocabulary by chapter

The Lemonade Crime: Tests, Quizzes, Assessments

The Lemonade Crime: Reading Response Activities and Projects

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The Lemonade Crime Novel Study Unit: comprehension, vocabu
The Lemonade Crime Novel Study Unit: comprehension, vocabu
The Lemonade Crime Novel Study Unit: comprehension, vocabu
The Lemonade Crime Novel Study Unit: comprehension, vocabu