Review vocabulary, parts of speech, possessive noun forms, prepositions, irregular and regular verbs, coordinating and subordinating conjunctions and more while reading The Whipping Boy
by Sid Fleischman.
Included in this digital download:
• CCSS-Aligned Novel Work (Chapters 1-10 and Chapters 11-20)
• 40 Task Cards (with student worksheet)
The Whipping Boy
by Sid Fleischman is an entertaining story about a prince who is spoiled, a street-smart rat-catcher who serves as the royal whipping boy, and the unlikely friendship that develops between them.
If you are looking for work to challenge your fourth-grade GATE students, you've found it!
Use these worksheets and activities:
• In Literature Circles
. When you have groups working at different paces, this will be a useful way for your fast-finishers to spend their time.
• As part of your emergency substitute file
. If your students have read the book, keep this handy so that they use their time wisely when you are out of the classroom.
• As extra credit
: Make the extra work you ask students to do count.
• Before a writing assignment
: Use them to review how to proofread and connect ideas into well-written sentences.
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For an extensive review of another novel by Sid Fleischman, check out By the Great Horn Spoon: CCSS-Aligned Novel Work
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