Large unit for The Night Wanderer by Drew Hayden Taylor.
> 59 pages total
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Pre-Reading Teacher Info & Resources (links, history, terminology, etc)
The Story Continues…. Creative Writing Activity
Largest Components of the Unit:
Friends & Favors…. Writing Activity
Chapter Questions (No questions for chapters 4 & 11-17.)
Creative Writing and Short Response Writing Activities
> 90 chapter questions total
> NOTE: No questions for chapters 4 and 11-17
> From close reading questions to open ended activities.
> Three types of questions:
- Short Response (complete sentences not required)
- Written Response (complete sentences required)
> Book Review Form: This can be used for ANY book! A GREAT resource all year/career long! Asks student to: describe protagonist, summarize book, tell if they recommend it (or not) and why, and rate it. TESTS
> 25 questions total: and one extra credit question: 14 multiple choice, 2 short response (2-3 sentences), 9 true/false
> 22 questions total: all multiple choice
> Three sections: Ch 5-7 questions, Ch 8-9 questions, Ch 10-12 questions
> 25 questions total: 19 multiple choice, 1 short response, 5 true/false
> Two sections: Ch 14-17 questions, Ch 18-20 question
> 30 questions total: 25 multiple choice, 2 short response, 3 true/false
> Two sections: Ch 14-17 questions, Ch 18-20 questions
(3) End of Novel Essay
(1) Tiffany's Diary Activity / Figurative Language
THREE OF THE FOUR WRITING ASSIGNMENTS
> This is particularly engaging and fun!
> Designed for use after chapter five.
> Students write a diary entry by Tiffany. They must incorporate:
metaphor, simile, hyperbole, and details from the novel.
> This is a fun and playful activity, students can get silly with it!
> No length requirement stated- teacher decides.
> Includes explanation of how students will peer grade one another.
> After peer grading, it's easy for the teacher to glance at the color coding -done by the student grader- and check for accurate peer grading. Consequently, grade book entries are faster.
> Use of peer grading is not necessary to use the resource.
(2) The Story Continues….
> A post-reading creative writing assignment, not formal essay style.
> Blanks for teacher/student to fill in for flexibility in length requirement.
> Some of the requirements stated are: use of dialogue, a mood which is in sync with the novel’s mood, and writing follows naturally from the end of the book.
> A reflective and structured way to wrap up the novel.
> Four essay topics for students select from:
> Each essay topic is followed by a paragraph of ideas and/or questions to stimulate student brainstorming - to get their ideas 'rolling.'
- Parent-Teen Conflict
- Native Issues
> Vocabulary used is grade 7-8.
> Page two provides the six traits of writing & detailed explanation of each.
> General writing expectations included (formal essay format)
> Expectations & formatting included, BUT, blank spaces are also provided for the teacher to write in specific expectations.
> Focus of entries is on character development:
"Your task throughout this novel is to collect quotes which reveal aspects of our novel’s characters."
> 4 pgs
> Teacher can dictate quantity and quality of entries. Includes cover page and an example entry.
<>All resources are designed for struggling learners. Perfect modified or alternative resource for special education or below-level learners. Reading comprehension questions are not all higher order thinking. Reflective & no wrong answer style questions encourage independent thinking or use as discussion questions. Roughly 7th grade level.
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