Compressed Zip File
Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.
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 One and Only Ivan novel unit 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.
CCSS 4th grade
Sample Pacing Chart to Organize and Plan Daily Activities
Reading Comprehension Questions
2 Figures of Speech Activities (similes, alliteration, and metaphor)
Compare Artistic Style (Ivan, Julia, and Picasso)
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**
Product is a zipped folder with 2 secured PDF files and is not editable. 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.
To view more of my literature units for upper elementary students CLICK HERE.
Don't forget to leave feedback! When you leave feedback, you earn credits towards future purchases on TpT.
Literature Unit, Novel Study, Animal Books, Newbery, Reading Groups, Book Study