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The Swiss Family Robinson Novel Study Unit

The Swiss Family Robinson Novel Study Unit
The Swiss Family Robinson Novel Study Unit
The Swiss Family Robinson Novel Study Unit
The Swiss Family Robinson Novel Study Unit
The Swiss Family Robinson Novel Study Unit
The Swiss Family Robinson Novel Study Unit
The Swiss Family Robinson Novel Study Unit
The Swiss Family Robinson Novel Study Unit
Product Description
Free up your time with The Swiss Family Robinson, a 161 page common-core aligned complete literature guide from the unabridged, classic, original novel (all 44 chapters). This teaching unit is from The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss - This version was published by A Bantam Classic Book in March,1992. ISBN 0-553-21403-9.

This guide has everything that you will need to teach and assess the novel. The Calendar explains the skills and activities for the day, and the weekly assessments are Common Core aligned and include all answer keys. Each quiz and test question is matched and labeled with the exact Common Core standard. These questions go BEYOND basic understanding and hit the high rigor teachers are looking for, and other literature guides do not provide. The Table of Contents makes finding information quick and easy. This guide is loaded with high rigor activities and assessments. ALL ANSWER KEYS ARE INCLUDED.

Included in this literature guide:

How to Use This Guide
Sample Day by Day 9 week Calendar Schedule
The Common Core Standards

Introductory and Informational Materials:
Biography for author, Johann David Wyss
Informational Article on Another Swiss Classic – Heidi
Answer Key for the Informational Article
Video/Prezi links
Reading Informational Common Core Standards
Plot Summary (for teacher)

Vocabulary/Spelling Development:
Vocabulary Words, Definitions, and Links to Electronic Flashcards and Games
Vocabulary Quiz Part I
Answer Key to Vocabulary Quiz
Vocabulary Quiz Part II
Answer Key Vocabulary Quiz Part II
Spelling Quiz
Answer Key to Spelling Quiz

Speaking and Listening Skills:
Readers’ Theatre character roles listed for all chapters.
-Aligns with Speaking and Listening Common Core Standards

Reading Literature Assessments:
Dialogue Reading
Answer Key for Chapter Questions

Quiz Chapters 1 - 5 (multiple choice)
Quiz Chapters 6 - 11 (multiple choice)
Quiz Chapters 12 – 16 (multiple choice)
Quiz Chapters 17 – 21 (multiple choice)
Quiz Chapters 22 – 27 (multiple choice)
Quiz Chapters 28 - 32 (multiple choice)
Quiz Chapters 33 – 38 (multiple choice)
Quiz Chapters 39 – 44 (multiple choice)
Final Test (multiple choice/matching)
- Quizzes/Final Test Align with Reading Literature Common Core Standards (individually per question)

Skill Building Activities and Worksheets:
Elements of Plot Activity – Definitions/Worksheet/Answer Key
Figurative Language Activity – Definitions/Worksheet/Answer Key
The Elements of a Story Activity – Definitions/Worksheet/Answer Key
Types of Sentences Activity – Definitions/Worksheet/Answer Key

Writing Skills:
Smiley-Face Tricks Writing Activity – Definitions/Worksheet/Answer Key
Open-ended Response Writing Activity and Rubrics
Research Paper Writing Project and Rubrics
Narrative Writing Project and Rubrics
-Aligns with Writing Common Core Standards

Grammar Skills:
The Eight Parts of Speech Grammar Activity – Definitions/Worksheet/Answer Key
Direct Objects and Indirect Objects Activity – Definitions/Worksheet/Answer Key
Aligns with Language Common Core Standards

Map of the Island

Common Core Standards utilized with this unit:
Reading Literature RL.1, RL.2, RL.3, RL.4, RL.5., RL.6, RL.7, RL.8, RL.9, RL.10
Reading Informational RI.1, RI.2, RI.3, RI.4, RI.5., RI.6, RI.7, RI.8, RI.9, RI.10
Writing W.2, W.3, W.4, W.5, W.7, W.8, W.9
Speaking and Listening SL.1A, SL.1B, SL.1C, SL.1D, SL.2, SL.3, SL.4, SL.5, SL.6
Language L.1A, L.1B, L.1C, L.1D, L.1E, L.6.4A, L.6.4B, L.6.4D, L.6.5A, L.6.5B, L.6.5C, L.6.5D

Skills tested include but are not limited to:
point of view
types of conflict
cause and effect
main idea

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A+ Literature Guides are made by a language arts teacher with 28 years of experience teaching language arts, as well as 12 years of experience writing state and national assessments that align with common core standards.
Total Pages
161 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
2 months
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