Wonder Novel Study Unit: comprehension, vocabulary, activities, and tests

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This 243 page book study for Wonder, by R.J. Palacio, contains comprehension by chapter, vocabulary challenges, creative Common Core-aligned reading response activities, assessments, free writing journal pages, and much more!

You will find this complete literature unit to be teacher and student friendly. It contains a wide variety of question types, along with open-ended graphic organizers and unique activities, all carefully crafted for this particular story.

Focus standards include figurative language, character analysis, theme, plot, and opinion writing.

This complete unit requires very little preparation on your part. Included is a unit map that lays everything out for you. Perfect for whole class, small group, or independent study!


1) Comprehension Packet
•Divided into 8 parts, mirroring the book
•Cover page provided for each part
•Mix of multiple choice, short answer, and long answer
•Range of skills, from basic comprehension to deep analysis

2) Vocabulary Work
•Complete Vocabulary Lists with 3-15 challenge words chosen for you from each part
•Lists come with and without definitions and context sentences
•Vocabulary Work practices synonyms, antonyms, context clues, dictionary skills, and writing
•Vocabulary Flash Cards for direct instruction, displays, or games

3) Freewriting Journal
•Students free-write before reading each part
•Students choose from 3-5 writing prompts
•Perfect for text-to-self connections

4) 16 Reading Response Activities
•Aligned with Common Core
→Theme Thoughts
→Main Events
→Cause and Effect
→Character Traits
→Character Snapshot
→Character Changes
→You vs. Character
→Round or Flat Characters
→Figurative Language (3 versions)
→Point of View: The First Day of School as August
→Opinion Writing: Mr. Browne's Precepts
→Opinion Writing: Postcard Precepts

5) Mr. Browne's Precepts Posters
•Colorful and beautifully designed precepts posters (full sheet size)
•Use as springboards for discussion and/or for classroom display

6) Assessments
•Test comprehension, vocabulary, and analysis skills
•3 assessments provided for every 2 to 3 Parts of the book

7) Easy organization and planning
•Detailed Unit Map
•Student cover pages keeps everything organized and divided
•Tables of Contents and Teacher instructions

8) Learning Logs
•3 versions
•Great for extra challenges, early finishers, or subs

9) Student Reference Bookmarks
•Outlines plot, setting, and characters
•Memorable quotes written on the backs

10) Culminating Project Choices
•10 creative project options for students to complete after finishing the novel

11) Answer keys for everything

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→Please note that MANY resources are included in this study. This is so that teachers may pick and choose what they want to use, since no two classrooms are alike. This is also so that teachers may differentiate for different groups within their classrooms. If you do not wish to purchase the entire big unit with everything included, please look at the links below.

Purchasing the entire novel study provides the greatest value, as it saves you nearly 15%! However, if you would like just some parts of this, click on the links below for individual components of the complete novel study! Please note that the following listings ARE INCLUDED in this complete study.

Wonder: Comprehension Questions by chapter

Wonder: Tests, Quizzes, Assessments

Wonder: Vocabulary Words with Activities

Wonder: Writing, Activities, and Projects

Click on the link below for products for The Julian Chapter, which is the sequel to Wonder.

The Julian Chapter: Comprehension Questions by chapter

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Wonder Novel Study Unit: comprehension, vocabulary, activi
Wonder Novel Study Unit: comprehension, vocabulary, activi
Wonder Novel Study Unit: comprehension, vocabulary, activi
Wonder Novel Study Unit: comprehension, vocabulary, activi