This project can be done while reading the book Tuck Everlasting, or as a final project.This project can be used as a class Novel Study, or as a project for Literature Circles or Reading Groups. The end result is beautiful to display and makes a great Open House project! Included in this packet you will find:
-Active Reading Worksheets to complete while reading the book. These are meant to aid in the completion of the final project and help students focus on key skills and topics.
-Instructions for students.
-Twelve Project Panels with instructions
-A Common Core aligned rubric.
The project focuses on the major themes of the story with prompts that help students dive deeply into the story.
The twelve panels are put together to create a Dodecahedron
The panels include:
Illustrated Cover Page
Making Connections to the Theme
Main Character Analysis
An Alternative Perspective
A Brief Synopsis
The Wheel of Life -Symbolism
External Conflicts and Internal Conflicts
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This project hits the following standards when done throughout the reading.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.3 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).
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.2 Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.3 Analyze how and why individuals, events, or ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.4 Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.6 Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.1 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
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