The Whipping Boy by Sid Fleischman novel unit has a variety of activities that include vocabulary and reading comprehension questions for each chapter. In addition, students will analyze the changes the prince experiences throughout The Whipping Boy by preparing an essay after the novel is finished.
There are also multiple reading skills activities from which to choose such as character charts, compare/contrast, synonyms, idioms, story plot, and analysis of the time period.
Common Core Standards (4th grade)
Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension Questions for Each Chapter
Story Plot Map
Write a Ransom Letter
Research the Time Period in the Book
Compare/Contrast the Main Characters
Main Character Essay (rubric included)
Suggestions for Extension Activities
**Teacher notes, answer keys, and student samples included**
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