The Novel: a unit for any novel {secondary English}

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This complete novel unit is aligned to the common core and includes activities and assignments that will work with any novel!

This resource includes multiple teacher instruction pages and is organized into four sections. Containing enough content for a year’s worth of literature and novel units, this will be a resource you can use all year long.

In this unit, you will find…
Section 1: Pre Reading
• Cornel Novel Notes
• Pre Reading Predictions
• Academic Vocabulary for teaching a novel
• Vocabulary Quiz w/ Answer Key
• Novel Terms Word Search

Section 2: While Reading
• Story Prediction Chart
• Making Inferences
• Theme and Plot Analysis
• Story Elements
• Plot Structure
• Characterization Activities
• Figurative Language Chart
• Socratic Seminar Resources and Evaluation Form

Section 3: Differentiated Writing Tasks
These writing tasks ask students to write well-planned, thorough responses that are just one paragraph in length. They are differentiated to help young and/or struggling writers and readers, and actively guide students as they write. Grading rubrics and textual evidence organizers are included!
• Compare and Contrast Characters
• Direct and Indirect Characterization
• Mood
• Theme
• Conflict
• Tone
• Figurative Language

Section 4: After Reading
All post reading assessments and assignments include a writing component and two different rubrics: one with preset points values and one with fill-in-the-blank points values.
• Comparing Theme to a Song
• Story Cube
• Novel Quilt (can also be turned into a bulletin board)
• Creative Comic Assignment
• Novel Group Research Project

This resource is included in my curriculum bundle:
Secondary English Curriculum: Common Core - Grades 7-10

Useful Writing Lessons That Might Interest You:
Ultimate Argument Writing Bundle (Grades 7-12)
Ultimate Research Writing Bundle (Grades 8-12)
Annotating Text Made Easy - CCSS aligned

Grammar Resources for Secondary English Teachers
Ultimate Parts of Speech Bundle
All About Punctuation Bundle
Holiday and Seasonal Grammar Bundle

Helpful Tools and Resources for Secondary English Teachers:
100 Question Editable English Pre-Test/Final Exam with Study Guide
Peer Editing Made Easy (Common Core - ESL - Grades 7-12)
Common Core Writing Rubrics Bundle (Grades 7-12)
Total Pages
99
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Teaching Duration
1 Year

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The Novel: a unit for any novel {secondary English}
The Novel: a unit for any novel {secondary English}
The Novel: a unit for any novel {secondary English}
The Novel: a unit for any novel {secondary English}
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