Ungifted Power Pack: 25 Journal Prompts and 25 Quizzes (Distance Learning)

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Keith Geswein
Grade Levels
4th - 6th, Homeschool
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61 pages
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This was a great resource for a great book. My students really enjoyed it, and I enjoyed that it was ready to go!
Because this is a companion to an online Epic novel, it was easy to use with my face to face and virtual students.
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Ungifted is a phenomenal book about a boy who ends up liking his new school in ways he never imagined.


25 Journal Prompts

25 Quizzes

Links that allow you to access a Google Forms version of each prompt and quiz.


25 Journal Prompts:

→ Assess student comprehension

→ Requires students to use important skills: summarizing, characterization, cause and effect, figurative language, author's purpose, vocabulary strategies, and personal reflection

→ Match the rigor required by the CCSS

→ One writing prompt for every chapter except "Unpasteurized" and "Unburdened."

→ Prompts clearly state the chapter after which they should be given to students

→ Simply print and go! Space for response is provided.

→ Limited print budget? Project onto a whiteboard and have students answer in a journal.

→ Answer key not included for journal prompts.


25 Quizzes:

→ Quickly assess student comprehension

→ Cover many CCSS-ELA standards and elements of fiction including: vocabulary, cause and effect, main idea, summarizing, character analysis, sequence of events, story details, comparing and contrasting, problem/resolution, and much more

→ One quiz for every one or two chapters (Quiz 10 is about two chapters: "Unpasteurized" and "Unsuccessful." Quiz 24 is about two chapters: "Unburdened" and "Unchallenged." Every other quiz is about one chapter.)

→ Every quiz contains: 1 short-response, 3 multiple-choice higher-order-thinking questions

→ Questions and answers written in standardized test prep form

→ Match the rigor required of CCSS

→ Answer key provided for all quiz questions


Resources for Google Classroom

You also have the option to assign these quizzes and prompts via Google Classroom instead of printing from the PDF file. Each prompt and quiz is available in a Google Form.

* Pages 27-28 of this PDF file have links that allow you to make copies of each writing prompt to your Google account.

* Pages 54-55 of this PDF file have links that allow you to make copies of each quiz to your Google account.

After you make copies, you can then edit the quizzes and writing prompts however you'd like!

You must have a Google Classroom account to use these resources. Otherwise, just print from the PDF file.

The digital assessments allow you to:

→ Save paper by assigning the quizzes and prompts digitally.

→ Save time by using quizzes that instantly tell you each students' score on the multiple-choice questions! (You must grade the written-response questions and prompts yourself.)


Please remember, this purchase is for the use of one teacher. It is not intended to be shared. Please purchase an additional license for each teacher if more than one teacher will be using it.

Note: These quizzes and journal prompts are also sold separately. Please don't purchase if you have already purchased them as separate items.

Note: The preview download will have watermarks and only shows a few prompts and quizzes. Your actual product download will not have watermarks.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
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).
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean).
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.


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