The River Novel Study - designed for use with The River by Gary Paulsen

The River Novel Study - designed for use with The River by Gary Paulsen
The River Novel Study - designed for use with The River by Gary Paulsen
The River Novel Study - designed for use with The River by Gary Paulsen
The River Novel Study - designed for use with The River by Gary Paulsen
The River Novel Study - designed for use with The River by Gary Paulsen
The River Novel Study - designed for use with The River by Gary Paulsen
The River Novel Study - designed for use with The River by Gary Paulsen
The River Novel Study - designed for use with The River by Gary Paulsen
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Product Description

This novel study for The River by Gary Paulsen makes planning your next book club or literature circle a breeze. Save hours of time planning novel activities. In The River Gary Paulsen continues Brian's story, making this a great novel for students who loved Hatchet and Brian's Winter.

The River novel study is purposefully designed to engage students with an approachable format. It doesn't overwhelm your readers with countless chapter questions that just require them to regurgitate the text, instead engaging them in deep thinking and rigorous comprehension practice.

Standards-aligned & perfect for novel studies, small group book clubs or lit circles, independent reading, or as a way to monitor and teach during read alouds.

Skills addressed in The River novel study:

✔Main Idea

✔Problem & Solution

✔Theme

✔Point of View

✔Analyzing Characters

✔Sensory & Descriptive Language - Visualization

✔Cause & Effect

And so much more!

Product Contents:

• Instructional planning guide

• 3 paper-saving novel study trifolds - up to 15 instructional days

• 3 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

Benefits of Trifolds over Traditional Novel Units:

❑ Foldable format provides novelty and encourages student engagement

❑ Daily comprehension focus builds reading comprehension skills vs. plot recall

❑ Less overwhelming to reluctant readers and writers

❑ Requires deep analysis and application of text-based knowledge

❑ Encourages discussion about skills & strategies

Download the preview to learn more about this product and see photos of the resource in action.

Pay only $6 for this novel study when you purchase it as part a Build Your Own Trifold Novel Study Bundle!

Other Novel Studies available for Gary Paulsen books:

Hatchet

Brian's Winter

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Total Pages
45 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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