Wonder by RJ Palacio Novel Study Unit

Grade Levels
4th - 8th, Homeschool, Staff
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88 pages
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Wonder by RJ Palacio is a MUST READ for your students in Grades 4-8! Your students will be inspired by Auggie and all that he is able to accomplish despite his challenges of being different from his peers.

Grab this common core aligned WONDER Novel Unit Bundle to accompany this amazing story!

Included in this 88-page Wonder Novel Unit BUNDLE:
• Reader Response Questions for Parts 1-8
• Lesson Plans for EASY implementation
• Character Analysis Work
• Context Clue Word Work
• Story Map
• Figurative Language
• Journal Prompts for End of Novel Reflection
• Story Retelling Activities based on the different narrators
• Compare and Contrast Work
• Sites to help students learn about Auggie
• Organization Tabs
• Book Review End of Novel Project
• Printable Quotes for Classroom Discussion and Display
• Character Analysis Project INCLUDED
• Answer Key

You might also want this Wonder Unit for Google Slides...

• Wonder by RJ Palacio Novel Unit BUNDLE for Google Slides

Complete this unit as a whole class, small group, book club, or allow students to work independently. A must have for your classroom!

Novel not included, but FYI:

Interest Level
• Grades 4-8

Reading Level
• Grade level Equivalent: 5
• Lexile® Measure: 790L
• DRA: 50
• Guided Reading: U

• Adolescent Issues
• Middle School
• Living with Illness and Disabilities
• Pride and Self-Esteem

ELA Standards Covered:
RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RL.4.4, RL.4.5, RL.4.6
RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.4, RL.5.5, RL.5.6
RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.6.6
RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.5, RL.7.6
RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.5 ,RL.8.6
W.4.4, W.5.4, W.6.4, W.7.4, W.8.4

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Happy Reading!
Total Pages
88 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 month
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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.
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).
Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text.
Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first- and third-person narrations.


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