A General Novel Study for Use with Students in Grades 4-8 by Raven Rock Publishing

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  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Readers - Beginner,
  • Children"s 9-12

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My goal is that my students have books in their hands and can’t wait to read. Student Guide – Any Novel Novel Study S2 After reading each chapter, you will take a few minutes and: out information on the character worksheets.

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When doing a novel study, you want the novel itself to be the main focus, not the worksheets and tests. But still, there need to be some activities to ensure that students do the close reading necessary to get the most out of the book.

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While I am using other amazing resources from Nicole Shelby and The Book Umbrella, I just needed a little something else that my students could complete in response t. Generic Novel Study Questions While reading the novel Create a graph of events in the novel.

Show on it: tension / stress levels - excitement - emotion - danger Create a happiness journal for the main characters after each chapter by listing three positives that happened for them. Some people doodle when they are thinking. All of my novel studies offer a Google Drive™ format to use with your students in addition to the printable format that is shown above.

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The questions allow students to explore plot, character, structure, conflict and other important literary concepts. Use this printable as part of a reading and literature class, either as an in-class activity, as a series of journal prompts, or as an easy assessment of a recently-read book.

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to use with ANY Novel Create a test over the book for a classmate. Include multiple choice, true/false, matching, short-answer essay, fill-in-the-blank. Make sure to include the answer key.

Find and make recipes pertaining to the book (and share with the class, of course!). Explain why you chose the items and how they pertained to the.

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What techniques does the writer use to create this mood. What have you learned about the time period while reading (e.g., names of people, laws, unusual situations, settings). What historical information does the writer include. How is it supported.

What is the one thing the writer makes you curious about. As a member or leader of a book club, you are likely to be reading books on a wide variety of topics, both fiction and matter the genre, age, notoriety, or length of the book of the moment, book club questions can kickstart or enhance your group r you are discussing characters and their actions, setting, theme, or images, having a guide to questions that will.

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Here is a FREEBIE character analysis resource to use with your students. Maniac Magee By Jerry Spinelli Chapters 1 - 4 Before you read the chapters: The protagonist in most novels features the main character or “good guy”. The protagonist of Maniac Magee is a most unusual character living a very different kind of life than most boys his age.

Think back on some of your favorite characters from past. A strength of the unit is that students can work on the activities at their own pace. Every activity need not be completed by all students. A portfolio cover is included (p.7) so that students may organize their work and keep it all in one place.

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The Complete Project Nine activities asking students to research topics drawn from the novel and respond in writing and other ways.

Great ideas here. Great ideas here. George Orwell's Animal Farm Illustrated by Ralph Steadman A sampling of Steadman's illustrations of the 50th-anniversary edition () and some comments on the novel by Orwell.

If you teach in the upper elementary grades, chances are you spend a good chunk of time reading novels with your students during your literacy block. Whether your students are reading the novel as a whole-class, in guided reading groups, in literature circles, or even as individuals, there are some activities that work great with Continue reading "6 fun activities to use in a novel unit".Use this collection of novel study guides and study tips to learn about literature and ace your tests.

This guide provides chapter summaries, analysis and review for novels commonly taught in high school including Lord of the Flies, Great Expectations, Frankenstein, Fahrenheit and many more.

Plot: Directly about the relatable adventures of being a teenager and the fears of adulthood, Salinger’s famous novel will forever be a required book in high school.

Protagonist Holden Caulfield, 16, isn’t the greatest student ever (he was kicked out of four private schools), but he learns his lessons and grows up during his adventures in.

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