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No prep! 136 pages filled with study guides, higher-level thinking discussion questions, quizzes, games, answer keys, lesson plans, and more! Comprehensive novel study for The War With Grandpa by Robert Kimmel Smith.

In this easy-to-use reading unit, you can choose from three different lesson plans — 6, 11, or 16 days. Lessons are mapped out and ready to use!

Worried about meeting common core state standards (CCSS) in literature? Switch out lesson worksheets with additional graphic organizers that are aligned to each CCSS for literature for third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth grade!

Included in this 136-page download:

• Three lesson plans

• Study guides

• Higher-level thinking discussion questions

• Comprehension reading quizzes

• Character-, setting-, and event-focused worksheets

• Sequencing practice

• Going-deeper activities

- Working with quotations

- Narrator / character perspectives

- Symbolism

- Figurative language

• Dictionary pages

• Interactive classroom games

• And MORE!

For the final games in this packet to work well, use the FREE Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download it at

Still not sure if this curriculum is right for you? Try the first lesson, which covers the first eight chapters of The War With Grandpa for free at The War With Grandpa Curriculum for Chapters 1 to 8, or search for SL The War With Grandpa on

Get a related but FREE fully editable letter to send to parents about reading The War With Grandpa as a class. Find it at Fully Editable Letter to Parents — Motivate Kids to Read More at Home - FREE.

The War With Grandpa - Comprehensive Novel Study - SL Book Reading Unit / Packetis copyrighted ©2020 by Simple Literature. Parents and teachers may reproduce worksheets from this Simple Literature product for personal use in public, private, or home-school classrooms. No part of this manuscript or curricula may be included in printed, Web, digital, or any form of print, Web, digital, cloud, virtual, or electronic curricula, or be distributed, personally, electronically, via the cloud, or commercially without the express written permission of S. Kay Seifert. All rights reserved. First printing, 2018.

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136 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take.
Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, including the validity of the reasoning as well as the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence.
Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.
Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.


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