As students read The Master Puppeteer and learn a lot about feudalistic Japan, the study questions in the Novel Unit will also help them improve skills such as comprehension, analysis, compare/contrast, cause/effect, and more. Constructed responses are appropriate for many of the questions. There are no answers for the study questions included.
There is a tutorial for 3rd Person perspective and board/overhead/ppt notes and graphing charts tailored to this novel, a word search for proper names, a glossary and a vocabulary worksheet and puzzle.
A detailed essay assignment with student handout is included, which aids idea formation, organization, and writing fluency.
There are ideas for enrichment including a creative writing suggestion and pages for illustration.
Finally, there is a quiz for Ch. 1 to 5 WITH ANSWER KEY and a Novel Test WITH ANSWER KEY.
Common Core Standards - ELA 6,7,8 included in this unit:
RL 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 My checklist for CCSS standards for RL is attached at the end of this file.
W 1, 2, 4, 5, 10
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THE SIGN OF THE CHRYSANTHEMUM by Katherine Paterson