The Phantom Tollbooth Novel Study Unit

The Phantom Tollbooth Novel Study Unit
The Phantom Tollbooth Novel Study Unit
The Phantom Tollbooth Novel Study Unit
The Phantom Tollbooth Novel Study Unit
The Phantom Tollbooth Novel Study Unit
The Phantom Tollbooth Novel Study Unit
The Phantom Tollbooth Novel Study Unit
The Phantom Tollbooth Novel Study Unit
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Common Core Standards
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2 MB|30 pages
Product Description
Tired of spending hours planning your novel studies around key comprehension skills? Now you can teach those challenging reading comprehension skills like summary, inference, and cause & effect through novels without having to spend all the hours preparing for your literature circles and book clubs. Plus, you can rest assured your students are developing stronger skills in text analysis and deep thinking about literature through The Phantom Tollbooth, a fantasy novel by Norton Juster.

This no fluff novel study format engages students, but it doesn't overwhelm your book groups/literature circles with countless chapter questions that just require them to regurgitate the text like so many novel studies. Instead, each day's lesson targets one key comprehension skill essential for reading success and the entire day's lesson can be just focused on building that skill. When it comes time to respond, students are asked to use critical thinking skills and combine their own thoughts and opinions with the text to go beyond just a basic understanding of the plot.

Designed to be used whole-class, small group, or as an individual book study. Each section of the no prep, foldable trifolds aligns with state and Common Core standards and is designed to engage even your most hesitant readers.

Skills addressed:
✔Text Analysis
✔Making Inferences
✔Cause & Effect
✔Character Analysis & Traits
And so much more!

Product Contents:
• Instructional planning guide
• 2 paper-saving novel study trifolds - up to 10 instructional days
• 2 weekly word of the day flip books for text-based vocabulary
• Cut & paste comprehension prompts for interactive journals
• Easy-to-follow directions for printing & prep
• Trifold Answer keys

Planning to use novels throughout the year? Save time and money with the Build Your Own Trifold Novel Study Bundle! Pick 10 novel studies for one low price!

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© 2016 The Third Wheel. All rights reserved by author. These materials are intended for personal use by a single classroom only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. For use in multiple classrooms, please purchase additional licenses. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. See product file for clip art and font credits.

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Total Pages
30 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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