The Westing Game Complete Literature and Grammar Unit

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Our novel units are aligned to many of the Common Core Standards, including inference, main idea, elements of a story, and more!

This is a combined literature and grammar unit that contains everything you need to teach the novel and more! Included in the unit are pre-reading, active-reading and post-reading activities with grammar lessons, literary activities, a literary terms and elements matching quiz, a final essay test with grading rubric, and other activities just for fun!

*This unit also includes a link to $70 worth of free instructional PowerPoint Presentations created by me to use along with the grammar activities in the unit!


Table of Contents
FREE PRESENTATIONS AND ACTIVITIES! 4
LITERATURE CIRCLE ROLES 5
Detailer/Summarizer 5
Teacher for a Day 5
Vocabulary Expander 6
Director/Timekeeper 6
Reverse Side of the Literature Circle Role Sheets 7
Student Hand-out on Figurative Language 8
Student Hand-out on Figurative Language (pg. 2) 9
Figurative Language 10
Student Hand-out on Literary Terms and Elements of a Story 11
Student Hand-out on Literary Terms and Elements of a Story (pg. 2) 12
Active Reading Chapter Notes 13
Chapter Notes 14
Pre-reading Activity 15
Chapter 2 Setting & Point of View 16
Chapter 4 Nouns 17
Summary 17
Chapter 5 Thought Question and Character Illustration 18
Chapter 7 Nouns: Singular and Plural and Important Details 19
Chapter 8 Thought Question and Mood 20
Chapter 9 Plagiarism & Foreshadowing and Prediction 21
Chapter 10 Adjectives & Character Thoughts 22
Chapter 13 Thought Question & Antagonist and Protagonist 23
Chapter 14 Verbs & Main Idea 24
Chapter 15 Simple and Compound Sentences 25
Chapter 16 Thought Question & Vocabulary 26
Chapter 18 A Letter to Turtle 27
Chapter 19 Personal Pronouns & A Day with Turtle 28
Chapter 20 Synopsis or Summary? 29
Chapter 21 Thought Question and Chapter Summary 30
Chapter 22 Design a Book for Turtle 31
Chapter 23 Prepositional Phrases 32
Chapter 24 Main Idea 33
Chapter 26 Dictionary or Thesaurus Activity 34
Grammar Activity: Using a Dictionary or Thesaurus to Find Synonyms 34
Chapter 27 Subjects and Predicates 35
Chapter 29 Advertisement for The Westing Game 36
Chapter 30 Friend or Foe? 37
Post Reading Activities Recommendations 38
Ending of The Westing Game…..Good or Bad? 39
Adjectives to Describe The Westing Game 39
Chronological Order 40
Climax and Rising and Falling Action 41
Author Study 42
Matching Quiz on Literary Terms and Elements of a Story 43
Answers to Matching Quiz on Literary Terms and Elements of a Story 44
Final Essay Test 45
Final Essay Test (pg. 2) 46
Rubric for Final Essay Test 47
Attention Teachers! 48
Quiz Creating Activity 49
Test Creating Activity 50
Test Creating Activity (pg. 2) 51
Reader Response to the Novel 52
Advice for Ellen Raskin 53
Your Chance: Opinions and Feelings 54
Book Review for The Westing Game 55
Answers to Grammar Activities 56

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The Westing Game Complete Literature and Grammar Unit
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The Westing Game Complete Literature and Grammar Unit
The Westing Game Complete Literature and Grammar Unit