The One and Only Ivan Novel Study: Digital + Printable Unit Katherine Applegate

Gay Miller
Grade Levels
3rd - 4th, Homeschool
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250 Printable Pages + Activities for Google Slides + 19 Boom Learning Decks
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The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate Novel Study contains lessons aligned to the Common Core Standards (CCSS) for grades 3-4. This comprehensive digital + printable unit includes vocabulary practice, comprehension quizzes, constructed response writing prompts, skill practice, and language arts lessons.

Be sure to check out all three versions of The One and Only Ivan [Katherine Applegate] Printable Book Unit to determine which best fits your teaching style.

Version #1 -- The One and Only Ivan [Katherine Applegate] Digital + Printable Book Unit (This product contains the entire printable version + 19 Boom Decks + Google Digital Slides.)

Version #2 -- The One and Only Ivan [Katherine Applegate] Printable Book Unit (This product contains the entire printable version.)

Version #3 -- The One and Only Ivan [Katherine Applegate] Abridged Printable Book Unit (This version contains vocabulary practice, comprehension questions, and constructed response writing.)

The digital resources include the following:

Digital Activities for Google Slides

Open-ended questions such as constructed response questions and skill lessons are provided through Google Slides. Google Slide presentations include:

• 17 Constructed ResponseWriting Questions

• Prefix and Suffix Charts – Students add words, definitions, and sample sentences.

• Prefix and Suffix Puzzles

• Root Words

• Context Clues (4 Types of Clues)

• Adjectives and Adverbs

• Comparative and Superlative Adjective Rules

• Shades of Meaning

• Similes and Metaphors

Digital Activities for Boom Learning

Multiple-choice, matching, etc. type questions are provided through Boom Learning. Vocabulary practice and comprehension quizzes have been created using Boom Learning. Boom decks include:

• 16 Vocabulary/Comprehension Decks

• Adjective and Adverb Deck

• Similes Deck

• Context Clues Deck

The printable resource includes the following:

Lesson Plans at a Glance


• Vocabulary List (32 focus words)

• Vocabulary Bookmarks

• Vocabulary Word Cards

• Vocabulary Practice Booklet

• Vocabulary Test


• Chapters are grouped into daily reading selections. For each group, a one-page comprehension printable is provided with multiple choice and short answer questions.


The unit includes 17 Constructed Response Writing Questions

Skill Practice

• Prefix and Suffix Cards

• Prefix and Suffix Practice

• Root Words Organizer

• Adjective and Adverb Organizer

• Spelling Rules Organizer

• Adjective and Adverb Task Cards

• Figurative Language Two Door Flip Organizer

• Animals Similes ~ I Have Who Has

• Context Clues Organizer

• Context Clues Task Cards

• Shades of Meaning Organizer and Task Cards

• Game Activities to use With Any Task Cards

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Total Pages
250 Printable Pages + Activities for Google Slides + 19 Boom Learning Decks
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Distinguish shades of meaning among related words that describe states of mind or degrees of certainty (e.g., knew, believed, suspected, heard, wondered).
Distinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in context (e.g., take steps).
Use glossaries or beginning dictionaries, both print and digital, to determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases.
Use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root (e.g., company, companion).
Determine the meaning of the new word formed when a known affix is added to a known word (e.g., agreeable/disagreeable, comfortable/uncomfortable, care/careless, heat/preheat).


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