The Tale of Despereaux - Literature Kit Gr. 3-4

Grade Levels
3rd - 4th, Homeschool
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55 pages
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A Literature Kit for the novel The Tale of Despereaux written by Kate DiCamillo.

Take a Peek Inside:

Learn the value of courage and fortitude with this twist on the classic fairy tale. Our comprehensive resource has response questions and activities that are great for guided reading and independent work. Use clues to match vocabulary words from the novel to a crossword puzzle. Show understanding of details from the book by answering short questions. Imagine the inner qualities Roscuro has by describing why he decides never to torture another prisoner again. Compare the expression, "not the sharpest knife in the drawer," with the character Mig. Organize a character's actions and thoughts as they happened in the story on a graphic organizer.

About the Novel:

A story of a special mouse who is on a dangerous quest to rescue the princess. Despereaux falls in love with a princess, even though mice and humans are not supposed to! Caught, Despereaux is sentenced to the dungeon; however, he escapes and goes looking for his beloved princess. Unfortunately, the Princess has already been tricked and has been taken to the dungeon. Despereaux must save his love, and together with the help of his friends, eventually rescues her. As his quest comes to a close, Despereaux realizes that he still cannot marry the Princess, but they become friends. The story ends with the King, the Princess and Despereaux eating a feast and living happily together forever.

Aligned to your State Standards and written to Bloom's Taxonomy, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included.

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Aligned to Common Core

RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.5, RL.3.6, RL.3.7, RL.3.10, RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.3, RL.4.4, RL.4.6, RL.4.10, RF.3.3, RF.3.4, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, W.3.1, W.3.2, W.3.3, W.3.4, W.3.7, W.3.8, W.4.1, W.4.3, W.4.4, W.4.7, W.4.8, W.4.9

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Total Pages
55 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 Year
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; take notes and categorize information, and provide a list of sources.
Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

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