The Whipping Boy: Reading Activities and Response Projects

The Whipping Boy: Reading Activities and Response Projects
The Whipping Boy: Reading Activities and Response Projects
The Whipping Boy: Reading Activities and Response Projects
The Whipping Boy: Reading Activities and Response Projects
The Whipping Boy: Reading Activities and Response Projects
The Whipping Boy: Reading Activities and Response Projects
The Whipping Boy: Reading Activities and Response Projects
The Whipping Boy: Reading Activities and Response Projects
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**UPDATED APRIL 2018** If you have purchased this resource already, please download the most recent version for many exciting updates!

With additions and enhancements to existing activities, this resource now includes 13 reading activities and response projects to complement a novel study of The Whipping Boy by Sid Fleischman. These ready-to-use resources cover the novel from start to finish. Make cross-curricular connections to writing, math, social studies, and art as well with creative activities that appeal to mixed ability levels. These reading activities and response projects range in purpose from lower level comprehension to higher-level evaluation.

With this resource, you'll get the following:

-*NEW* Detailed suggested uses for all activities and projects that include activity purpose as well as when and how to use it in the novel study

-Common Core standards alignment information

-Reading Activity: Anticipation Guide (activating prior knowledge, evaluation)

-Reading Activity: Searching for Similes (figurative language, comprehension)

-Reading Activity: Cause and Effect (cause/effect, comprehension)

-Reading Activity: Silly-Sounding Slang (vocabulary/parts of speech, comprehension)

-Reading Activity: Doing Sums (and Other Math) (multiplication, division, fractions,
application)

-*NEW* Reading Activity: Character Categories (character study, analysis)

-*NEW/ENHANCED* Response Project: Missing or Wanted Posters (character study,
comprehension) with graphic organizer, templates, and rubric

-*NEW/ENHANCED* Response Project: Newspaper Article (research, expository writing, application) with notes organizer, template, and rubric

-*NEW/ENHANCED* Response Project: Character Report Card (character study, evaluation) with template and rubric

-*NEW/ENHANCED* Response Project: Storyboard (main events/sequencing, comprehension & application) with graphic organizer, templates, and rubric

-*NEW* Response Project: Jemmy and Prince Brat’s Map (setting, application) with graphic organizer, template, and rubric

-*NEW* Response Project: The Ballad of Jemmy and Prince Brat (synthesis) with mini-lesson, template, and rubric

-*NEW/ENHANCED* Response Project: Book and Movie Compare/Contrast/Opinion Activity (analysis) with Venn diagram, template, and rubrics

-Answer Keys (Searching for Similes, Cause and Effect, Silly-Sounding Slang, Doing Sums)

These reading activities and response projects are part of The Whipping Boy: A Creative, Common Core Novel Study. In addition to these activities, the unit is comprised of the following resources:

The Whipping Boy: Vocabulary and Spelling Activities

The Whipping Boy: Comprehension Quizzes

The Whipping Boy: Reading Response Journal Prompts

The Whipping Boy: Comprehension and Discussion Questions

Your questions are welcome, and your feedback is appreciated!

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