The Tale of Despereaux Novel Study

The Tale of Despereaux Novel Study
The Tale of Despereaux Novel Study
The Tale of Despereaux Novel Study
The Tale of Despereaux Novel Study
Grade Levels
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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This is a novel study for the Newberry award winning book The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo. The book and activities that go with it are broken up into 14 sections. Each section contains comprehension questions, an opportunity for students to record new vocabulary for that section, and an opportunity to practice reading and literacy skills. There are also task cards for the literature circle discussion questions and activities that the publisher included at the end of the literature circle edition of The Tale of Despereaux so that you can use those easily with your cooperative learning structures. This novel study works well in a Daily 5/CAFE setting as well as a traditionally structured reading class. Extra skills pages are included and can be used to supplement or enrich the study of the book.

Skills include:
*comprehension
*vocabulary
*making predictions
*connecting with the text
*visualization
*writing responses to literature
*fact vs. opinion
*character analysis
*summarization
*main idea and details
*fantasy vs. realism
*elements of fiction
*poetry writing
*generating questions
*cause and effect
*compare and contrast
*inference
*sensory images
*similes and metaphors
*theme
*figurative language
*how-to writing
*persuasive writing
*narrative writing
*letter writing
*common and proper nouns
*verbs
*adjectives
*adverbs
Total Pages
54
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Month

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The Tale of Despereaux Novel Study
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The Tale of Despereaux Novel Study
The Tale of Despereaux Novel Study
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