The One and Only Ivan Novel Unit

The One and Only Ivan Novel Unit
The One and Only Ivan Novel Unit
The One and Only Ivan Novel Unit
The One and Only Ivan Novel Unit
The One and Only Ivan Novel Unit
The One and Only Ivan Novel Unit
The One and Only Ivan Novel Unit
The One and Only Ivan Novel Unit
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The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate is a low prep CCSS aligned novel study for 3rd to 5th grade students and is a hit with both boys and girls. This novel packet has unique activity options that students love!

There are many activity pages from which to choose while reading The One and Only Ivan with your students depending on the reading level of your class, and this resource has several options for non-fiction extension activities too.

Resource Includes:

CCSS 4th grade

Sample Pacing Chart to Organize and Plan Daily Activities


Reading Comprehension Questions

Character Chart

2 Figures of Speech Activities (similes, alliteration, and metaphor)

Compare Artistic Style (Ivan, Julia, and Picasso)

Adjectives Practice

Design a Billboard Activity

Compare/Contrast Silverback Gorilla and Ivan

List Ivan's Human and Gorilla Traits

Domain v. Cage Venn Diagram

Puzzle Drawing Activity Like Ivan's Drawing (2 options)

Inference Complete the Phone Conversation Activity

Story Plot Map

Identify the Theme

Compare/Contrast the Real Ivan to the Book Ivan

**Teacher notes, answer keys, and student samples provided for all handouts except the vocabulary lists**

PLEASE READ: The product is a zipped folder with 2 secure PDF files. The first PDF contains teacher directions, student activity pages, and all answer keys and samples. The second PDF is the student pages only, so it is easier to print a student packet of materials.

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Literature Unit, Novel Study, Animal Books, Newbery, Reading Groups, Book Study

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Integrate information from two texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.
Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
Total Pages
59 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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