Enjoy your class study of the Newbery award-winning novel The Whipping Boy, written by Sid Fleischman. It is fun to read and provides extraordinary classroom material. This story is also loaded with figurative language and provides a unique opportunity for your students to learn about this wonderful language element.
Text Connections concepts will provide your students with an opportunity to expand their understanding of the plot and themes from the story.
The comprehension questions included in this packet are geared to higher level thinking skills which can be utilized with a wide range of learning levels. Questions are not just based on fact recall. Most are open-ended and require students to think deeply about the meaning and make inferences.
Included in this packet:
--4 pages of text connections applications (text to self, text to text, text to world)
--11 pages of vocabulary words and comprehension questions (chapter by chapter)
--5 pages of figurative language overview and exercises
--Complete answer key section
--2 different designs of regal-themed writing paper which can be used for answering comprehension questions or for additional writing activities
Follow me on a literacy adventure! Simply click the green star next to my name at the top of this page. You will receive automatic email updates about my new products, discounts and sales. Thank You!