The White Mountains Novel Unit

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6th - 8th, Homeschool
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  1. These 4 standards-based guided reading novel studies are dystopian literature. The novel units for The Giver, The Last Cuentista, Among the Hidden, and The White Mountains would work well for book groups to compare features of the dystopian genre.All novel units include chapter vocabulary, reading c
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The White Mountains by John Christopher novel unit provides many interesting layers for student discussion. It is a dystopian novel that is less edgy than popular titles like the Hunger Games, so it is a good choice for a classroom since the content is "safe".

There are many reading activity pages from which to choose in this product.

Product Includes:

CCSS 6th grade

Sample Pacing Chart to Organize and Plan Daily Activities


Reading Comprehension Questions

Character Charts

Common and Proper Nouns

Ozymandias by Shelley Poetry Analysis

Inference (2 activities)

Optional Antique Map Activity

Descriptive Writing Paragraph


Character Analysis (Coat of Arms activity)

Story Map


Expository Essay

End of Book Test

Optional Dystopian Novel Comparison

**Teacher notes, sample, or answer keys provided for all handouts except the vocabulary lists**

Product is a zipped folder with 2 secured PDF files and is not editable. The first PDF contains teacher directions, student activity pages, and all answer keys and samples. The second PDF is the student pages only, so it is easier to print a student packet of materials.

To view more of my literature units for upper elementary students CLICK HERE.

Literature Unit, Novel Study, Reading Groups, Book Study, Dystopian, science fiction

Total Pages
60 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 month
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