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The Watsons Go To Birmingham - A Novel Unit

The Watsons Go To Birmingham - A Novel Unit
The Watsons Go To Birmingham - A Novel Unit
The Watsons Go To Birmingham - A Novel Unit
The Watsons Go To Birmingham - A Novel Unit
The Watsons Go To Birmingham - A Novel Unit
The Watsons Go To Birmingham - A Novel Unit
The Watsons Go To Birmingham - A Novel Unit
The Watsons Go To Birmingham - A Novel Unit
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This packet includes sixteen double-sided, easy to use, reproducibles for the novel unit, The Watsons Go To Birmingham, written by Christopher Paul Curtis.

Each of the sixteen worksheets covers a single chapter of the novel. They provide a purpose while the students read, increasing their comprehension of the story. Each chapter focuses on a number of lessons that enrich vocabulary, improve understanding of story elements, and develop figurative language skills. Lesson topics include:

VOCABULARY:
*Synonyms
*Antonyms
*Sentence Usage
*Visual Representation
*Real World Connections
*Slang/Proper Terminology

STORY ELEMENTS:
1. Plot...
*Sequence of Events
*Internal v. External Conflict
*Cause/Effect
*Predicting Events
2. Setting...
*Visualization
*Compare/Contrast
3. Character...
*Characterization - physical descriptions, words, thoughts, and attitude
*Compare/Contrast
*Static v. Dynamic
*Dialogue
*Predicting Actions
4. Theme...
5. Responding to Literature

FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE:
*Symbolism
*Similes
*Irony
*Analogy
*Sarcasm
*Allusion

Common Core Anchor Standards met with this novel unit are…

Key Ideas and Details:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.1
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.2
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.3

Craft and Structure:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.4
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.5

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.10

Visit my TpT store, Beach House, if you prefer a less intensive novel unit. Literature circle printables are a simple way to study the novel, The Watsons Go To Birmingham in a cooperative group setting. Click the following link to take you there... Link-LiteratureRolePrintables
Total Pages
35 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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