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Digital Resource - War Horse, a 190 page/slide Common-Core aligned Complete Literature Guide for the novel by Michael Morpurgo. It can be used with or without Google Drive (Paperless OR Print and Go) This guide can be used as a Print and Go, but also utilizes Google Docs for Chapter Questions, Google Slides for Story Elements and Grammar, and Self-Grading Assessments through Socrative. Save copies and time with assessments that grade themselves! This literature guide has everything that you will need to teach and assess the novel. It is loaded with high rigor activities and assessments. ALL ANSWER KEYS ARE INCLUDED.
Included with the Digital Resources in this Guide:
War Horse Interactive Notebook - Digital for Google Classroom
Vocabulary through Quizlet.com
Chapter Questions for All Twenty-One Chapters through Google Docs
Colorful Story Element Activities through Interactive Google Slides with Movable Parts!
Self-Grading Digital Tests Through Socrative:
Vocabulary Quiz - 12 questions
Chapters 1 - 4 Quiz - 15 questions
Chapters 5 - 8 Quiz - 15 questions
Chapters 9 - 12 Quiz - 15 Questions
Chapters 13 - 17 Quiz - 15 Questions
Chapters 18 - 21 Quiz - 15 Questions
War Horse Test (Final Test) - 40 Questions
Grammar Activities through Google Slides with Movable Parts (Bonus!)
BUYER NOTE - Although there are PLENTY of paperless Google activities in this bundle, the tests are paperless and self-grading through Socrative.com. Socrative is a FREE online site where teachers can launch quizzes which are self-grading. Teachers simply sign up with a user name and password, and then are able to launch the self-grading tests in this unit. They can even edit them to suit their needs in Socrative.
Included in this Print and Go Literature Guide:
World War I Poster Set for Bulletin Boards
Introductory and Informational Material:
Biographical Information on Michael Morpurgo
Informational Article on World War I
Quiz Informational Article World War I
(Multiple Choice, Common Core Aligned)
Answer Key for Informational Quiz on World War I
Reading Literature Support:
Vocabulary words, definitions,
and links to electronic flashcards and games
Vocabulary Quiz (fill in the blank) for War Horse
Answer Key – Vocabulary Quiz
Spelling Quiz and Answer Sheet for War Horse
Joey’s Journey Chapter Summaries (Students fill in the blanks)
Answer Key for Joey’s Journey
Chapter questions for all 21 chapters (single spaced and fill in options)
Answer Key Chapter by Chapter Questions for War Horse
Speaking and Listening Skills:
Chapter by Chapter Roles listed for Dialogue Reading
(This is NOT Readers' Theatre. This product does NOT contain a play. The activity involves using the dialogue provided in the novel.)
-Aligns with Speaking and Listening Common Core Standards
Reading Literature Assessments:
Quiz Chapters 1 – 4 for War Horse
Answer Key for Quiz Chapters 1 – 4
Quiz Chapters 5 – 8 for War Horse
Answer Key for Quiz Chapters 5 – 8
Quiz Chapters 9 – 12 for War Horse
Answer Key for Quiz Chapters 9 – 12
Quiz Chapters 13 – 16 for War Horse
Answer Key for Quiz Chapters 13 – 16
Quiz Chapters 17 – 21 for War Horse
Answer Key for Quiz Chapters 16 – 21
Final Test for War Horse
Answer Key for Final Test
- Quizzes and Final Test Align with Reading Literature Common Core Standards
Skill Building Activities and Worksheets for War Horse:
Elements of Plot Activity and Answer Key for War Horse
Figurative Language Activity and Answer Key for War Horse
Vocabulary in Context Activity and Answer Key for War Horse
Elements of a Story Activity and Answer Key for War Horse
Smiley-Face Tricks Writing Activity and Answer Key
Open-Ended Response Writing Activity and Rubric
Expository Essay Writing Activity and Rubric
Narrative Writing Project and Rubrics
-Aligns with Writing Common Core Standards
The Eight Parts of Speech Grammar Activity and Answer Key
Prepositional and Infinitive Phrases Activity and Answer Key
-Aligns with Language Common Core Standards
******* Included with the Google Drive Option:*************
8 interactive movable Google Slides for War Horse
(to be used over and over again)
24 paperless Google Doc pages for questions (all 21 chapters)
ANSWER KEYS for both Google sets
42 interactive Google Slides for The 8 Parts of Speech
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
Great for Google Drive, Google Classroom, Microsoft OneDrive, iPads, or a learning management system. Go paperless!
Learn about War Horse using interactive technology! This product is great for 1:1 learning, but can also be used as teacher lead activities.
What kind of resource is this?
--These are original educational technology and learning materials delivered by web based file sharing services, which operates in the internet cloud and allows you and your students to access, edit, and print files from any computer or mobile device. Don’t worry – it is VERY user friendly!
--Teacher Tutorial – includes the access link and how to use it in your classroom.
-- Microsoft OneDrive users can seamlessly use the digital interactive notebook by following the MS OneDrive step-by-step visual tutorial. This will only take minutes!
Other novel guides with Google Drive option for use in Google Classroom include The Outsiders, Old Yeller, War Horse, Pay it Forward and Freak the Mighty.
Common Core Standards Assessed:
Reading Literature RL.1, RL.2, RL.3, RL.4, RL.5., RL.6, RL.7, RL.8, RL.9, RL.10
Reading Informational RI.1, RI.2, RI.3, RI.4, RI.5., RI.6, RI.7, RI.8, RI.9, RI.10
Writing W.2, W.3, W.4, W.5, W.7, W.8, W.9
Speaking and Listening SL.1A, SL.1B, SL.1C, SL.1D, SL.2, SL.3, SL.4, SL.5, SL.6
Language L.1A, L.1B, L.1C, L.1D, L.1E, L.6.4A, L.6.4B, L.6.4D, L.6.5A, L.6.5B, L.6.5C, L.6.5
Skills tested include but are not limited to:
point of view
irony (verbal, situational, dramatic)
plot (exposition, conflict, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution)
type of conflict
cause and effect
figurative language (recognizing and explaining)
vocabulary in context
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