The Thing About Georgie by Lisa Graff - Novel Study / Key

Grade Levels
4th - 5th, Homeschool
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"The Thing About Georgie" is a heartwarming story about a boy who has to navigate school, friendships, bullies, and family life as a dwarf. Your students will love reading about this very short protagonist's very TALL confidence and courage!

This novel study breaks the 25-chapter novel into 12 manageable reading assignments, each with pre-reading questions, context clues vocabulary development questions, and text-dependent higher-order thinking questions. Teaching this novel study is a breeze, as a detailed answer key is provided. Questions are CCSS-aligned for 4th/5th grade, with strong emphasis on supporting inferences with text-based evidence.

Use this novel study for guided reading, literature circles, book clubs, independent reading, and even homework! Build students' critical thinking skills as they read a book they are sure to enjoy!

Download the preview to see a sample response page / answer key page!

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Happy reading!
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