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The River by Gary Paulsen - Novel Study Unit Bundle

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Get this huge novel unit bundle for the novel The River by Gary Paulsen. It has many activities, comprehension, vocabulary, and writing resources made specifically for this novel and which will keep your students so engaged! It has the following -

The River - Comprehension and Vocabulary Unit

This resource is a novel study unit ( comprehension, vocabulary and some activities) based on the novel by Gary Paulsen - The River. This resource has all you need to teach in-depth comprehension skills for this novel. It has all the comprehension questions, some activities, lots of vocabulary activities and quizzes that cover a wide range of skills. It has 60 pages of actual students work and the rest pages are answer keys.

Included in this packet are -

1. Cover page
2. Terms of use page
3. Pre-reading activity
4. Contents page
5.Prediction of story activities
6. Author study activity
7. Extensive comprehension questions for each chapter grouped as follows (1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12, 13-15, 16-18 and 19-24 )
8. Answer keys for the comprehension questions
9. Open response questions and activities as well as graphic organizers for each chapter.
10. Vocabulary activities - definition and context clue meanings for
grouped chapters in the story
11. Vocabulary quiz for grouped chapters plus answer keys
12. Chapter summaries
13. Emoji feelings activities

The River Novel Activities Unit

This novel activities resource unit will help you to teach a lot of comprehension skills. It is based on the novel ' The River' by Gary Paulsen. This resource has differentiated activities that you can use to teach in-depth comprehension skills for this novel. It has many activities that cover a range of skills. It has 56 pages of actual students work.

Included in this packet are -

1. Prediction of story activities
2. Author study activity
3. Literary elements activity
4. Draw the literary elements activity
5. Brian's expressions and thoughts activity
6. I am Brian activity
7. I am Derek activity
8. Problems and solutions Brian faced activity
9. What is in Derek's notebook activity
10.Brian's social media activity
11. Story elements and your thoughts activity
12. Brian and decisions activity
14. Text connections activity
15. How do you know Brian is the main character activity
16. My author interview activity
17. Conflicts activity ( internal and external)
18. Connect to the text activity
19. Question prompts activity
20. Quotes activity
21. Was the trip successful activity
22. Graffiti thought bubbles wall activity
23. What happened activity
24. Imagine you got to talk to Derek and Brian activity
25. Question prompts
26. Settings activities
27. Cause and effect activity
28. Character traits acrostic poem for Brian
29. My tension argument activity
30. Follow the plot activity
31. Story elements activity
32. Other problems and solutions activity
33. Story events and you activity
34. Summary writing activity
35. Compare and contrast activity
36. Story time line activity
37. Compare Hatchet and The River activity
38. Compare The River and Brian's Winter activity
39. My River experiences activity
40. Brian's post card to mom and dad activity
41. Derek's post card to wife activity
42. Derek and Brian's thoughts on the river activity
43. Some questions you have activity
44. The old and new Brian activity
45. Symbols and emotions activity
46. Similarities and comparisons with the characters activity
47. Brian is changing activity
48. Predictions activity
49. Brian's emoji feelings activity
50. and lots more!

You can get the other parts of this resource by clicking the links below -

The River - Comprehension and Vocabulary Unit

The River - Novel Activities Unit


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Teaching Duration
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