This CCSS - aligned, challenging, and engaging novel study will guide students through Roald Dahl's "The Magic Finger" seamlessly! This story is perfect for teaching your students important lessons about treating each other fairly, building empathy, and thinking about others' perspectives - but in an entertaining way!
Students will love this short but thought-provoking novel, and will be encouraged to read it in short, thoughtful sections with the help of this novel study. Each reading assignment (6 assignments total) has a prediction or connection question for students before reading, and vocabulary building and text dependent questions after reading. After the novel concludes, a theme analysis mini-assignment is included.
This novel study is great for lit circles, guided reading, independent reading, homework assignments, you name it! CCSS alignment is provided for 3rd and 4th grade, and a detailed answer key is provided to make teaching this novel a breeze! (This is especially handy when you are juggling quite a few reading groups at a time!)
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