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The Witches Novel Study: Digital + Printable Book Unit [Roald Dahl]

Gay Miller
Grade Levels
4th - 5th, Homeschool
Resource Type
Formats Included
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250 Printable + Boom Learning Decks + Activities for Google Slides
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This unit contains lessons aligned to the Common Core Standards (CCSS) for grades 4-5. Choose between printable activities or go paperless with digital resources that are compatible with Google Classroom. This comprehensive unit includes vocabulary practice, comprehension quizzes, constructed response writing prompts with organizers for planning, and language arts lessons.

Be sure to check out all three versions of The Witches Book Unit to determine which best fits your teaching style. This is Version #1.

Version #1 – The Witches Digital + Printable Book Unit (This product contains the entire printable version + Boom Learning Decks + Google Digital Slides.)

Version #2 – The Witches Printable Book Unit (This product contains the entire printable version.)

Version #3 –The Witches Abridged Book Unit (This version contains vocabulary practice, comprehension questions, and constructed response writing.)

Please check out the detailed preview for this unit. This packet includes the following:


Boom Learning

· 11 Vocabulary/Comprehension Decks

· Context Clues

Activities for Google Slides

· Constructed Response Questions

· Context Clues

· Figurative Language

· 6 Compare and Contrast Lessons

· Prefix ex-


Lesson Plans at a Glance

Vocabulary • Vocabulary List • Vocabulary Bookmarks • Vocabulary Word Cards • Vocabulary Practice Booklet • Vocabulary Test

Comprehension and Writing

· 11 Comprehension Checks consisting of Multiple Choice, Fill in the Blanks, and Short Answer (One for Each Two Chapters)

· 16 Constructed Writing Questions/Alignment to the Common Core State Standards

Skill Practice

· Character trait Organizers

· Activity #1 – Creating an Outline for a Compare and Contrast Essay

· Activity #2 – Writing a Thesis Statement

· Activity #3 – Writing an Introductory Paragraph

· Activity #4 - Turning the Graphic Organizer Notes into an Essay

· Activity #5 – Editing and Proofreading Essays

· Activity #6 – Writing Individual Essays

· Figurative Language

· Graffiti Notes for Prefix ex-

· Context Clues Organizers

· Task Cards – Context Clues

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Total Pages
250 Printable + Boom Learning Decks + Activities for Google Slides
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Apply grade 4 Reading standards to informational texts (e.g., “Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text”).
Apply grade 4 Reading standards to literature (e.g., “Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text [e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions].”).
Provide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented.
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
Link ideas within categories of information using words and phrases (e.g., another, for example, also, because).


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