Woody's World novel unit

Woody's World novel unit
Woody's World novel unit
Woody's World novel unit
Woody's World novel unit
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  1. This study guide includes a full 8-weeks of activities to complement the novel, Woody's World by Renee Heiss. This Study Guide includes a progress chart and assessments. Each section lists the associated English Language Arts Common Core Standards for the teacher’s convenience in preparing lesson
  2. The year is 1929. The place is Princeton, New Jersey. Woody leads a carefree life as the son on a contractor working on building a small empire of homes. Then the stock market crashes, the bank calls in his father's loans, and all is lost. His father leaves home to find work on the railroad and
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Woody's World is the story of a boy growing up during the Great Depression. Most of the chapters are based on true stories so your students will get a true feel for how families coped with losing everything when the banks crashed.

The digital copy of this book is free on Teachers Pay Teachers, but you can order paperback copies on amazon.com

I have also created an 8-week study guide for Middle School students divided by grouped chapters and has many different activities in each. Your work is done for one whole marking period if you choose to have your students read this book as part of your curriculum.

And don't worry about approval from the Board of Education - other boards have wholeheartedly backed this book and the activities.

Log in to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
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