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The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes- Novel Study

The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes- Novel Study
The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes- Novel Study
The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes- Novel Study
The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes- Novel Study
The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes- Novel Study
The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes- Novel Study
The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes- Novel Study
The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes- Novel Study
Product Description
This 26 page novel study covers Kevin Henkes' newest book, The Year of Billy Miller. My students adored the book and this fun reading response pack!
The book begins with Billy Miller preparing for second grade, so it's the perfect back to school novel study. My favorite part is at the end of Chapter 1 when Billy's dad tells him that instead of the year of the rabbit it will be "The Year of Billy Miller". I make a point of going around the circle and telling each student that it is "The Year of (insert name)" and their year to shine.

Table of Contents:
Slide 1: Title
Slide 2: More from Katie Surly
Slide 3: Table of Contents
Slide 4: Fun Facts About the Author
Slide 5-8: Vocabulary for each chapter for you to pull out and enhance your instruction throughout the book
Slide 9: ideas to introduce Chapter 1 of the book
Slides 10-25: Reading Response
Slide 26: Thank You

The 16 reading response sheets include questions focused on each chapter including: inferential questions, literal questions, comparing, predicting, gathering evidence in the text, using print and digital sources with vocabulary, making connections, poetry, and even elapsed time.

You could use this novel study whole group as you read the book aloud to your class or you could use it in literature circles or strategy groups. Pick and choose which reading response sheets your students need to focus on, or do them all in a booklet format! Please contact me with any questions katie@decoratemylife.com
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Total Pages
26 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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